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Lucile Short Stinson Pastels

 Collection
Identifier: M244

Lucile Short Stinson was born in Ogallala, Nebraska in 1888. She moved to Denver, Colorado with her family in 1890 where she attended the University of Denver preparatory school before enrolling in the University. Stinson graduated from the University of Denver in 1911 and went on to study pastels with Elsie Haynes at the University of Iowa and Robert Graham in Denver. During her lifetime she had several exhibitions of her work here in Colorado as well as in Wyoming and New Mexico. Lucile Short Stinson died in Denver, Colorado in 1981.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Extent

27 items ( 27 pastels)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 27 original pastels by Lucile Short Stinson.

Biographical / Historical

Lucile Short Stinson was born in Ogallala, Nebraska in 1888. She moved to Denver with her family in 1890 where she attended the University of Denver preparatory school before enrolling in the University. Stinson graduated from the University of Denver in 1911 and went on to study pastels with Elsie Haynes at the University of Iowa and Robert Graham in Denver. During her lifetime she had several exhibitions of her work here in Colorado as well as in Wyoming and New Mexico. Lucile Short Stinson died in Denver, Colorado in 1981.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series: 1. Pastels.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Genevieve Short Harper, 1981.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

General

Two of the pastels were transferred from the walls of the University Advancement Building prior to its demolition in 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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