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F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922

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Creator:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940
Subject:
Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund),
Twain, Mark
Compton, Sophia
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Salmagundi Club
Lotos Club (New York, N.Y.)
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Louisiana Purchase Exposition
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Summary:
The papers of painter and illustrator F. Luis Mora measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1891 to 1986, with the bulk of material dating from 1891 to 1922. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, 242 small monthly pocket diaries by Mora, and printed and photographic materials.
Citation:
F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2012 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. Blank pages, duplicates, and blank versos of photographs have not been scanned. In most cases, the cover, title page, and individual relevant pages have been scanned from published materials.
Funding:
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
Among the holdings of the Archives of American Art are the F. Luis Mora Art Works and Photographs (available on microfilm reel 5053) and a F. Luis Mora Letter to William John Wittemore (available on microfilm reel D30, frame 534.)
Biography Note:
Luis Mora (1874-1940) was a painter and illustrator from New York, New York.
Provenance:
The F. Luis Mora papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Cornelia Colton, the daughter of Mora's second wife, May Safford, in 1975. Additional papers were donated in 2008 by Gwen Compton, Mora's niece.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of F. Luis (Francis Luis) Mora in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2012. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 4,528 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Awards
Art
Sketches
Illustrated letters
Mural painting and decoration
Christmas cards
Illustrators
Illustrations
Painting, American
Muralists
Diaries
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5508
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210186
AAA_collcode_moraflui
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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