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Percy Leason papers, circa 1929-2011

Percy Leason papers, circa 1929-2011

Leason, Percy Alexander, 1889-1959

Painter, Educator, Portrait painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter, illustrator, and educator Percy Leason measure 1.3 linear feet and date from circa 1929 to 2011. The collection documents his career through biographical material, correspondence, diaries, writings and notes, printed material, photographic material, and a scrapbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Percy Leason (1889-1959) was a painter, illustrator, writer, and educator from Kaniva, Victoria, in Australia.


Donated in 1969-1979 and 2014 by Max A. Leason, Percy Leason's son.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 74, 999-1000, 1050 & 3090 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Percy Leason papers, circa 1929-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.