Georg John Lober papers

Collection ID:
Lober, Georg John, 1892-1961
[ca. 1915-1970]
Physical Description:
7.5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers primarily regarding commissions of Lober's statues of Theodore Roosevelt, Senator Wagner, Hans Christian Andersen in Central Park, Thomas Paine, the Governor's Room in New York City Hall, and other statues; a personal ledger; clippings; sketches; drawings; glass negatives; correspondence; slides; photographs; 4 expense books; 9 notebooks; and a scrapbook.
Scope and Contents
REEL 441 AND SCANNED Two photographs of Lober and other artists (1911), including: Rubinstine, Abe Rosenstine, Patronni, Salarno, Rannus, and Lipshits. These photos were microfilmed under Photos of Artists I and have subsequently been scanned and returned to the Lober papers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Born in Chicago, attended the National Academy of Design, Columbia College; studied under Alexander Calder. Works include the George M. Cohan statue in Times Square and the Hans Christian Andersen statue in Central Park, in New York City, for which he won international acclaim.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Eleanor E. Lober, is the widow of Georg John Lober.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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