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Onderdonk family papers, 1840-1980

Onderdonk family


Collection Information

Size: 5 Microfilm reels

Summary: REELS 2685-2685: Genealogical and biographical notes; primary and secondary research material gathered by Cecilia Steinfeldt for her book THE ONDERDONKS; A FAMILY OF TEXAS PAINTERS, and the exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1975, including correspondence, registrar records, printed material and photographs; family letters and reference letters from institutions concerning the Onderdonks and their art work; locations of paintings; clippings, announcements and catalogs; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painters; San Antonio, Tex. Family included Robert Jenkins Onderdonk, 1853-1917, his son Julian Onderdonk, 1882-1922 and daughter Eleanor Rogers Onderdonk, 1884-1964.


Lent for microfilming 1981 by the San Antonio Museum Association in care of Celia Steinfeldt, 1981.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the San Antonio Museum Association after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2685-2689 available at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 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

Onderdonk family papers, 1840-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.