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Elmer E. Taflinger papers, [ca. 1908-1981]

Elmer E. Taflinger papers, [ca. 1908-1981]

Taflinger, Elmer E. (Elmer Edward),, 1891-1981

Collection Information

Size: 5.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical materials; typescript of interview; correspondence, ca. 1911-1981 with David Belasco, Jessica Daube (his long-time girlfriend), and others; writings; sketches and drawings; subject files concerning amateur radio, David Belasco theater productions, the Booth War Memorial, Holliday Park, the Indiana State Library Mural, the St. Paul Building, studio art classes, and Valle Vista.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Indianapolis, Ind. Studied at the Art Students League.


Donated 1982 by Robert Black, brother-in-law of Taflinger.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Elmer E. Taflinger papers, [ca. 1908-1981]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.