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Don Lambert collection of Elizabeth Layton papers

Call Number: RH MS 1538
Overview This collection contains contemporary material pertaining to the art career of Elizabeth "Grandma" Layton, collected by her promoter and friend, Don Lambert. Lambert acted as Layton's administrator and arranged art exhibits across the country, wrote articles on her behalf, and assisted in art donations. During the late 1970s-early 1990s when Lambert assisted Layton, and even after her death in 1993, he collected and accumulated brochures, exhibit materials, correspondence, articles, and...
Dates: 1987-2016 (bulk 1987-1995)

Lynn Bretz collection of Elizabeth Layton and Asa Converse materials

Call Number: RH MS 1541

This collection contains information and material regarding Kansas artist Elizabeth Layton and her father, newspaperman Asa Converse, collected by Lynn Bretz. The information and materials were probably used to write the text "Portrait of the Artist" in the book Through the Looking Glass: Drawings by Elizabeth Layton. There is no original artwork of Elizabeth Layton in this collection.

Dates: late 1880s-1984

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  • Language: English X
  • Names: Layton, Elizabeth, 1909-1993 X
  • Subject: Women artists -- Kansas X

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