Carl N. Werntz papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.werncarl
Creators:
Werntz, Carl N. (Carl Newland), 1874-1944
Dates:
1910-1952
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Clippings with some photographs and printed materials documenting Werntz's career as an artist and his extensive travels. Clippings contain many travel articles written and illustrated by Werntz and his wife, Millicent. Among other travel-related items are their travel itinerary, an illustrated letter from 1929, reproductions of Werntz's travel sketches, and photographs (including seven portraits of him and his wife by Man Ray). Other materials consist of Werntz's resume, his obituary, several inventories of artwork from exhibits, and an illustrated catalog of his work exhibited at The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, illustrator, educator, and world traveller; born in Illinois, died in Mexico. Studied painting with Alphonse Mucha. Founder of The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Between 1933 and 1944 he travelled around the world six times.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Freda West, 1989. West and her husband, Roy West, received the papers from Roy's aunt, Louise Newman West, who had received them from her sister, Millicent Werntz, Carl Werntz's wife.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa -- description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taiwan -- description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oceania -- Description and Travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ray, Man, 1890-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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