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Leon Gaspard papers, 1917-1964

Gaspard, Leon, 1882-1964



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Biographical notes, including a tribute by Carl Schaefer Dentzel of the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, used in the catalog of a Gaspard retrospective exhibition, 1964-1965; a tape recording of a dinner party at Gaspard's home and a typewritten summary of the recording with some portions transcribed; correspondence; personal documents; photographs of Gaspard, his paintings and his Taos, New Mexico house; exhibition catalogs; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Taos, N.M.


Donated 1971 by Dora K.G. Blackman, widow of Leon Gaspard.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 118 available 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

Leon Gaspard papers, 1917-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.