The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
REELS 2685-2685: Genealogical and biographical notes; primary and secondary research material gathered by Cecilia Steinfeldt for her book THE ONDERDONKS; A FAMILY OF TEXAS PAINTERS, and the exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1975, including correspondence, registrar records, printed material and photographs; family letters and reference letters from institutions concerning the Onderdonks and their art work; locations of paintings; clippings, announcements and catalogs; and photographs.
Onderdonk family papers, 1840-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
35mm microfilm reels 2685-2689 available at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the San Antonio Museum Association after microfilming.
Painters; San Antonio, Tex. Family included Robert Jenkins Onderdonk, 1853-1917, his son Julian Onderdonk, 1882-1922 and daughter Eleanor Rogers Onderdonk, 1884-1964.
Lent for microfilming 1981 by the San Antonio Museum Association in care of Celia Steinfeldt, 1981.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001