The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Biographical data; writings by Cary on his expeditions and travels; correspondence, ca. 1908-1943, of Cary and his sons; newspaper clippings; lists of paintings; photographs of paintings; and sketches.
William de la Montagne Cary papers, 1861-1874. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3277 (frames 8-493) 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.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Illustrator, painter; Brookline, Mass. His westward expedition of 1866 was the basis for illustrations from 1866-1896 which appeared in Leslie's, Harper's, and Scribner's.
Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001