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Georg John Lober papers, [ca. 1915-1970]

Lober, Georg John, 1892-1961



Collection Information

Size: 7.5 Linear feet

Summary: Papers primarily regarding commissions of Lober's statues of Theodore Roosevelt, Senator Wagner, Hans Christian Andersen in Central Park, Thomas Paine, the Governor's Room in New York City Hall, and other statues; a personal ledger; clippings; sketches; drawings; glass negatives; correspondence; slides; photographs; 4 expense books; 9 notebooks; and a scrapbook.
REEL 441 AND SCANNED Two photographs of Lober and other artists (1911), including: Rubinstine, Abe Rosenstine, Patronni, Salarno, Rannus, and Lipshits. These photos were microfilmed under Photos of Artists I and have subsequently been scanned and returned to the Lober papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Born in Chicago, attended the National Academy of Design, Columbia College; studied under Alexander Calder. Works include the George M. Cohan statue in Times Square and the Hans Christian Andersen statue in Central Park, in New York City, for which he won international acclaim.


The donor, Eleanor E. Lober, is the widow of Georg John Lober.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Georg John Lober papers, [ca. 1915-1970]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.