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Found are biographical materials primarily consisting of army records; correspondence with family and colleagues discussing exhibitions and other art-related activities; diaries; personal scattered business records; address books and art history typescripts; sketchbooks and illustrations for magazines; photographs of Sander, his colleagues, his travels, and exhibition openings; and miscellaneous printed material. The collection Sander's career and interactions with some of the most important artists of 20th century modern art.
Ludwig Sander papers, 1910-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 32 and 5901-5902 are available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Portions of reel 32: Originals returned to lender, Ludwig R. Sandler, after microfilming.
Also available at the Archives of American Art is microfilm containing material lent for microfilming, comprising printed material (reel 32), including catalogs and announcements; a biography; and reviews and articles by and about Sander, including excerpts from Sander's column in Saturday Review.
Ludwig Sander (1906-1975) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
The Ludwig Sander papers were donated by the artist's widow, Kate Sander, in 1975. Ludwig Sander loaned printed material for microfilming in 1970, some of which was returned with the 1975 donation.
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