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McComas (Gene Frances) Papers
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Description
A collection of correspondence related to the life and work of Gene Frances McComas, California artist.
Background
Eugenia Frances Baker McComas (1886-1982) was born in San Francisco, California on September 6, 1886; her parents were both journalists. Eugenia, known as "Gene," worked as a journalist before studying art at the California School of Arts and Crafts. She married the artist Francis John McComas (1874-1938) in 1917, and they moved to Monterey, California, though they traveled widely during their marriage. Gene McComas became known for her murals but she also painted portraits and still lifes. She died in Monterey in March 1982.
Extent
3.6 Linear Feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
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 for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.