Artists -- Illinois -- Rock Island
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 71
Overview Elfriede Leschewski Beyer was a German immigrant, a member of the Black Hawk Hiking Club, and an award-winning artist active in the Rock Island area in the mid-twentieth century. The Elfriede Beyer papers, 1927-1989 and undated, contains two of Beyer's sketchbooks, Beyer's obituary, and personal notes removed from the sketchbooks.
Identifier: MSS 151
Overview Jonas Olof Grafström was an accomplished Swedish American artist active in the Midwest in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was known for his landscape paitings, portraits, and altarpieces. The Collection on Olof Grafström, 1899-1998 and undated, primarily consists of photocopies of biographical information. The collection also contains photocopied correspondence between the library staff at Augustana College and people interested in Grafström, a letter from Grafström himself, catalogs...