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Eugene Cunningham Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains the papers of Western fiction writer Eugene Cunningham (1896-1957) and includes twelve manuscripts of the works of Cunningham and others, correspondence with friends and other writers of Western lore, five scrapbooks, and 250 photographs (chiefly photographic reproductions of of Western figures).
Background
Eugene L. Cunningham (1896-1957), author of Western fiction and other works, grew up in Texas, served in the Navy during both World Wars, and began writing in 1915. He was a correspondent for various newspapers and magazines and made a trip on horseback and on foot over Central America. After 1932 he wrote mainly Southwestern history and fiction, such as Triggernometry, Riders of the Night, etc.
Extent
Approximately 6,000 pieces in 21 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.