William Robinson Leigh, 1883-1927

Leigh, William Robinson, b. 1866 d. 1955
Painter, Educator, Sculptor, Author, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Munich, Germany

Collection size: ca. 3,000 items (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Biographical material; letters from Africa, Europe, and the Southwest United States; writings; clippings, 1930-1961; press releases; lists of paintings; sketchbooks; and photographs of paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, writer, illustrator, lecturer, sculptor, teacher; New York, N.Y.

Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

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