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McComas (Gene Frances) Papers
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A collection of correspondence related to the life and work of Gene Frances McComas, California artist.
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.
3.6 Linear Feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
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