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Donald Beauregard Papers

Identifier: AC 016

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence among Donald Beauregard, Frank Springer, Edgar L. Hewett, Paul A.F. Walter, and others, primarily concerning the health of Beauregard and the disposition of his paintings. Also included in the collection is correspondence between Beauregard's family and Springer and Hewett regarding artwork left by Beauregard to Springer and the Museum of Fine Arts. Beauregard, a protege of Frank Springer of the Museum of New Mexico, studied art in Europe and was scheduled to paint murals in the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe after it was built. Due to failing health, Beauregard returned to his family in Utah where he died of cancer.


  • 1914-1926

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Personal History

Donald Beauregard was a young developing artist resident in Santa Fe and was chosen to do murals in various federal buildings in Santa Fe. He died of cancer before they were completed.


.25 Linear Feet

Related Material

Edgar Lee Hewett Collection Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Frank Springer Collection Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Museum of Fine Arts Correspondence Fray Angélico Chávez History Library


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. The Palace of the Governors
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
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Guide to the Donald Beauregard Papers, 1914-1926
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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090