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Leon A. Makielski papers, 1904-1982

Makielski, Leon A., 1885-1974

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 82 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: 3 scrapbooks containing letters, a passport, 1913, driver's license, 1970, other personal documents; exhibition catalogs and clippings; exhibition cataloges 1904-1925 and 1945; magazine articles, 1923, 1928, 1930, and 1938; undated photographs of Makielski, his studio, his work, painting classes, and social gatherings related to his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; Ann Arbor, Michigan.


The lender, Elizabeth Makielski, is the daughter of Leon Makielski

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3019 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Leon A. Makielski papers, 1904-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.