Cary, William de la Montagne,
Collection size: ca. 300 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: Biographical data; writings by Cary on his expeditions and travels; correspondence, ca. 1908-1943, of Cary and his sons; newspaper clippings; lists of paintings; photographs of paintings; and sketches.
Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator, painter; Brookline, Mass. His westward expedition of 1866 was the basis for illustrations from 1866-1896 which appeared in Leslie's, Harper's, and Scribner's.
Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.
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