The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
The papers chiefly concern the career of Louie H. Ewing, and are composed of biographical and professional material, with many examples of commissioned works of art. Also includes material relating to the Santa Fe artistic community. Included are: biographical data; an eight page transcript of an interview conducted by Sylvia Loomis, January 7, 1964; letters received concerning Ewing's exhibitions and works; price lists; printed material, 1942-1982, including exhibition catalogs, and announcements, clippings, and reproductions appearing in books, and printed material; editions of the publication WORKS AND WORDS OF SANTA FE ARTISTS, 1959, 1965, and 1974; illustrations, and reproductions created for the Mutual Building and Loan Association, 1972-1973; an inventory, and Ewing's "Masterpiece" series, 1943-1947, commissioned by the Library of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico; eight sketches; twelve studies for color plates created for the Navajo Museum; a drawing for a poster of the 45th Annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico; ca. 42 prints and five watercolors; and 54 photographs of Ewing, his artist friends, and Ewing's works of art.
Louie H. Ewing papers, [ca. 1940]-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2998 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Louie H. Ewing, after microfilming.
Illustrator, painter, printmaker; Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Louie H. Ewing.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001