Dulah Evans Krehbiel papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

2 linear feet of material consisting of scrapbooks, sketches and sketchbooks, correspondence, and travel photos of artist Dulah Evans Krehbiel and her husband, artist and teacher Albert Krehbiel. Among the photographs are many of Native American communities in Taos and Abiquiu, New Mexico, and California, made during Dulah’s visits to the Southwest. Also included are some papers of Dulah’s sister, playwright and journalist Mayetta Evans.

Biographical Historical Note

Dulah Evans Krehbiel was a graphic artist, painter, and printmaker who worked in Chicago and in Park Ridge, Illinois. She was married to artist Alfred Krehbiel, a mural painter, landscape painter, and longtime teacher at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.