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George Catlin Collection, 1840-1858

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-35

Scope and Contents

Painter of Indian life. Correspondence between Catlin and Sir Thomas Phillips, Catlin’s sponsor, relating to the financial difficulties of each, and to London Exhibitions. Includes sketchbook of the Dragoon Expedition from Fort Gibson to the Ouachita Mountains and Comanche Country of southwestern Oklahoma.

Dates

  • 1840 - 1858

Creator

Access

Access requires an appointment.

Extent

113 items

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In part, gift of William S. Bailey, Jr. of Tulsa, Okla. ca. 1960.

Materials Specific Details

In part, photocopies.

General

NUMSC MS 67-122

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum. Repository

Contact:
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Tulsa Ok 74127
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