W. Herbert Dunton papers

Collection ID:
Dunton, W. Herbert, 1878-1936
Physical Description:
175 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A biography of Dunton written by his son, Ivan; a copy of a letter from Dunton describing his painting, "Mountain Pool," 1926; biographical sketches of Dunton's models; typescripts of studies by Dunton; printed stories and magazine covers illustrated by Dunton from COLLIER'S, McCLURE'S, HARPER'S WEEKLY, and other magazines, 1906-1926; a scrapbook of illustrations and articles by Dunton, 1896-1904; exhibition catalogues; clippings and articles on Dunton; photographs of Dunton, his family, and his birthplace; and album of photographs, 1914-1916, of Dunton, his children, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Ernest Leonard Blumenshein, Eange Irving Couse, Joseph Henry Sharp, and others, and New Mexico scenery; and two photograph albums of paintings by Dunton.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter (Taos, N.M.)

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2532-2533 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals were returned to Ivan H. Dunton after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lendor, Ivan H. Dunton, is William Herbert Dunton's son. He plans to give the original material to the Santa Fe Historical Library, Santa Fe, N.M.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001