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Louie H. Ewing papers, [ca. 1940]-1982

Ewing, Louie H., 1908-1983

Printmaker, Ceramicist, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 800 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: The papers chiefly concern the career of Louie H. Ewing, and are composed of biographical and professional material, with many examples of commissioned works of art. Also includes material relating to the Santa Fe artistic community.
Included are: biographical data; an eight page transcript of an interview conducted by Sylvia Loomis, January 7, 1964; letters received concerning Ewing's exhibitions and works; price lists; printed material, 1942-1982, including exhibition catalogs, and announcements, clippings, and reproductions appearing in books, and printed material; editions of the publication WORKS AND WORDS OF SANTA FE ARTISTS, 1959, 1965, and 1974; illustrations, and reproductions created for the Mutual Building and Loan Association, 1972-1973; an inventory, and Ewing's "Masterpiece" series, 1943-1947, commissioned by the Library of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico; eight sketches; twelve studies for color plates created for the Navajo Museum; a drawing for a poster of the 45th Annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico; ca. 42 prints and five watercolors; and 54 photographs of Ewing, his artist friends, and Ewing's works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator, painter, printmaker; Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Lent for microfilming 1983 by Louie H. Ewing.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Louie H. Ewing, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2998 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

Louie H. Ewing papers, [ca. 1940]-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.