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Women artists -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

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
Overview This collection contains information, interviews and material regarding Kansas artist Elizabeth Layton and her father, newspaperman Asa Converse, collected by Lynn Bretz. The information, interviews 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 a print, but no original artwork of Elizabeth Layton in this collection. Memorials of Lynn Bretz...
Dates: late 1880s-2014, bulk 1980s

Mary Huntoon papers

Call Number: RH MS 209
Overview Kansas artist and art therapist Mary Huntoon (professional name) was born Mary Huntoon Atkinson, in Topeka, Kansas. This collection of papers consist primarily of her personal correspondence, correspondence as director of the Federal Art Project in Kansas, original poetry manuscripts, speech and lecture notes, photographs or reproductions of her artwork, original artwork, inventories, exhibit catalogs and programs, information on employment and research as an Art Therapist at the Winter...
Dates: 1896 - 1970

Personal papers of Mary Evelyn Nichols Lee

Call Number: PP 645

The Mary Evelyn Nichols Lee collection includes various pieces of artwork and graphic design by Lee; an invitation; advertisements; art works given to Lee and/or used by her for inspiration; design concepts; an imprint stamp; and Lee's artist palette. Lee was married to Don Lee and they operated the Hotel Savoy in Kansas City, Missouri from the 1960s until 2014, when the property was acquired by the 21c Group. Lee was a student at the University of Kansas in the 1950s.

Dates: 1949-July 29, 1967

Zona Wheeler collection

Call Number: RH MS 874

A native Kansan, Zona Wheeler was a student of Birgir Sandzén at Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas. Wheeler came to be a commercial artist, specializing in printmaking and lithography. This collection of her work includes primarily paintings and lithography prints, a well as photographs of Wheeler as a child and of her extended family and network.

Dates: 1913-1975