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Dennis K. Helm papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1000
Overview

This collection from a University of Kansas graduate and artist best known for his landscapes and portraits, contain letters that Dennis K. Helm received from many other Kansas artists, including Elizabeth Layton and his mentor, Robert Sudlow. Also in the collection are Helm's outgoing letters concerning other Kansas artists, manuscripts of his articles and essays regarding artists Robert Sudlow and Albert Bloch, and a posthumous sampler of Helm's writings, compiled in 1993 by Don Helm.

Dates: 1968 - 1993

Don Lambert collection of Elizabeth Layton papers

 Collection
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)

Elizabeth Layton papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1278
Overview

The collection consists of newspaper articles, correspondence with Vivian Rogers, recordings of an interview and speeches, and photographs of selected works by Elizabeth Layton

Dates: 1980 - 1999

Lynn Bretz collection of Elizabeth Layton and Asa Converse materials

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1541
Overview

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