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Louis W. Luedkte Papers

Identifier: MS 00197

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Scope and Contents

This collections contains original drawings, maps, and other material by technical illustrator Louis W. Luedtke. The bulk of the collection contains drawings related to Colonial Williamsburg buildings, interiors, holiday decorations.

Included with this collection is biographical information relating to Loius Luedtke including his childhood, articles relating to his work, and photographs of him and his family.


  • Creation: 1978-2002
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1985-1995


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Technical Illustrator, Williamsburg, Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


1.45 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection has not been fully arranged and described. Please consult with a staff member.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2009.368 was received on 8/21/2009. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in August 2009 by Ute Schechter. Acc. 2012.231 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in June 2012.

Guide to the Louis W. Luedkte Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository