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A Finding Aid to the F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922 | Digitized Collection

F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922

Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940

Muralist, Painter, Etcher, Illustrator

This site provides access to the papers of F. Luis (Francis Luis) Mora in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2012. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 4,528 images.

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 1.5 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and illustrator F. Luis Mora measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1891 to 1986, with the bulk of material dating from 1891 to 1922. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, 242 small monthly pocket diaries by Mora, and printed and photographic materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Luis Mora (1874-1940) was a painter and illustrator from New York, New York.

Provenance

The F. Luis Mora papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Cornelia Colton, the daughter of Mora's second wife, May Safford, in 1975. Additional papers were donated in 2008 by Gwen Compton, Mora's niece.

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Funding

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.