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Julius J. Lankes letters and prints, 1924-1932

Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960

Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 20 Items

Summary: Five letters from Lincoln MacVeagh, President, of Dial Press, 1924-1932, regarding dust jacket publication of various wood-cuts (one with an illustration, "On Top of Tobin"); ten letters from Dial's Acting Editor, Marianne Moore, 1926-1929; and two woodblock cull prints for the dust jackets of Mike Evan's Place and At Top of Tobin.

Biographical/Historical Note

Printmaker, illustrator; Hampton, Virginia. Also known as J.J. Lankes.


Donated 1989 by Lankes' son, J.B. Lankes.

Related Materials

Julius J. Lankes papers also located at: Dartmouth College.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 5048 (fr. 158-178) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Julius J. Lankes letters and prints, 1924-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.