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The Paul Landacre collection formed by Robert and Toni Crisell consists of the artist's prints and related drawings, published examples of his work, exhibition catalogs and other works about Landacre, and research files compiled by researcher Patricia Adler Ingram.
Paul Hambleton Landacre was born in Columbus, OH, on 9 July 1893. He attended Ohio State University where he was a track and field athlete with dreams of participating in the Olympics. During his sophomore year, he contracted a streptococcus infection that caused permanent damage to his right leg and meant the end of his running career. After a long convalescence, he left the midwest for San Diego, where his father and stepmother had settled, and found work as a commercial illustrator at an advertising firm where he met his future wife, copywriter Margaret McCreery. Margaret Gertrude McCreery had been born in Missouri in 1891, but by the early 1910s had also relocated to San Diego with her parents and siblings.
6 boxes (8 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research; access requires at least 24 hours advance notice.