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William Robinson Leigh, 1883-1927

Leigh, William Robinson, 1866-1955

Painter, Author, Sculptor, Educator, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 3 Reels, ca. 3,000 items (on 3 microfilm reels)

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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3278-3280 available at Archives of American Art offices, the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

William Robinson Leigh, 1883-1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.