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Allen Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1970

Scope and Contents

The Allen Lewis materials consist of four woodcut illustrations from Paul Bunyan, as well as miscellaneous original art.

Dates

  • circa 1925, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Allen Lewis was an artist who was born in 1873 in Mobile, Alabama and raised in Buffalo, New York. He studied at the Buffalo Art Students League and also traveled to Paris to study. He eventually returned to the United States and set up a studio in New York. In addition to his art and illustrations, he taught at places such as the Art Students League and the New School for Social Research in New York. He died in New Jersey in 1957.

Biographical Source:

"Allen Lewis Biography." Annex Galleries. Santa Rosa, CA: Annex Galleries. www.annexgalleries.com/artists/biography/1393/Lewis/Allen.

Extent

5 items

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Allen Lewis materials consist of four woodcut illustrations from one title as well as miscellaneous original art.

Related Materials

A larger Allen Lewis collection is available at Wheaton College in the Buswell Library Special Collections.
Title
Allen Lewis Collection, circa 1925, undated
Status
Completed
Author
David E Byer
Date
08/10/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library