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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Ernest Blumenschein papers, 1873-1964 | Digitized Collection

Ernest Blumenschein papers, 1873-1964

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Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1873-1971
17 folders
Box 1, OV 1

Included are certificates from art organizations, honorary diplomas from New Mexico institutions, and materials commemorating Blumenschein's election to the National Academy of Design. Family materials include genealogical records and his parents' wedding certificate. Found are many handwritten biographical sketches, and a typed copy of records kept by Blumenschein listing awards, memberships, patrons, dealers, sales, and exhibitions. School notebooks include notes on chemistry and "natural philosophy," creative writing, and many small sketches. Also found are loose notes, a tennis association membership card, and travel ephemera. Of special interest is a questionnaire about Blumenschein's artistic influences.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.

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