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Paul Lantz papers, [ca. 1920-1979]

Lantz, Paul Valentine, 1908-2000



Collection Information

Size: 40 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Biographical data; letters from the Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, Raton, New Mexico; Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri; New York Historical Society; and Edwin Way Teale, 1961-1978; a press release, 1966; magazine and newspaper clippings, 1976-1979; 2 scrapbooks, 1920's-1970's, containing biographical data, letters, covers of children's books illustrated by Lantz, magazine and newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs of Lantz, his family and his works of art; and 24 photographs of his paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Realist painter; born in Stromberg, Nebraska. He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute (where he later taught) and in New York City at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. He has lived and painted in the Midwest, California, New York, New Mexico, and Mexico.


Lent for microfilming 1984 by Paul V. Lantz.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Paul V. Lantz after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3256 available for use only at the 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

Paul Lantz papers, [ca. 1920-1979]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.