Lewis L. and George H. Cross papers

Collection ID:
Cross, Lewis L. (Lewis Luman), 1864-1951
Cross, George H., b. 1838?
Physical Description:
59 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

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

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1331 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Ruth E. Cross, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1977 by Ruth Cross, George Lewis's niece.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Still-life painters -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cross, Jessie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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