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The papers of painter and muralist Louis Bouché measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1880 to 2007. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal correspondence, including correspondence from the extended Bouché family; writings; financial records; printed material; four scrapbooks; artwork; and photographs of Bouché, his family and friends, and his work.
Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The bulk of this collection was digitized in 2013 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website. Blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates have not been scanned. In most cases, only the cover, title page, and individual relevant pages have been scanned from published materials.
Also found in the Archives of American Art are two oral history interviews with Louis BouchÔe, one conducted by John Morse, August 7, 1959, and another by William Woolfenden on March 13, 1963.
Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a painter, muralist, and educator who lived and worked in New York City.
The collection is in English and French.
A portion of the Louis Bouché papers were loaned for microfilming and subsequently donated by the artist and his wife in 1963 and 1972-1973. Additions were donated by Bouché's daughter, Jane Bouché Strong, in several accretions dating from 1978 to 1988. In 2011, Anne Strong, Jane B. Strong's executor, donated additional materials to the Archives of American Art.
This site provides access to the papers of Louis George Bouché in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2014, and total 7,451 images.
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