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Emil William Lenders papers, 1890-1920

Lenders, Emil William, 1864?-1934

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A catalog of the Lenders's collection of American Indian objects; copies of sketchbooks of Indian artifacts and cattle brands; 8 letters from J.G. Braecklein, 1924, and other correspondence; material regarding Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show; writings and notes; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, cowboy; Philadelphia, Pa. and Oklahoma City, Okla.


Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3278 (frames 7-732) available at Archives of American Art offices, the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Emil William Lenders papers, 1890-1920. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.