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Lewis L. and George H. Cross papers, 1883-1977

Cross, Lewis L. (Lewis Luman), b. 1864 d. 1951
Painter
Active in Mich.

Cross, George H., b. 1838
Painter

Collection size: 59 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Two diaries, October 1889 to March 1890, one kept by George, and one by Lewis during a sailing trip on the Mississippi River; seven sketches made by George during the trip; two short stories by George; a family scrapbook compiled by George's wife, Jessie, which contains, among other things, photographs of Lewis's paintings, and sketches by Lewis; an autograph book; photographs of Lewis's paintings; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Lewis L. Cross was a still-life painter from Michigan; George H. Cross is, likely, his brother.

Lent for microfilming 1977 by Ruth Cross, George Lewis's niece.

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