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Charles Dana Gibson Letter

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944.
Title: Charles Dana Gibson Letter
Inclusive Dates: Undated
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: An undated, handwritten letter by the American illustrator.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944) was an American illustrator and graphic artist. He was famous for his iconic drawings of the "Gibson Girl," who represented an ideal young American woman at the turn of the 20th century.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Charles Dana Gibson Letter is an undated, handwritten letter sent by Gibson to an unknown correspondent. It is writen on "Seven Hundred Acre Island / Dark Harbor, Maine" letterhead. In the short note, Gibson discusses the theater.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944.


Illustrators -- United States -- Correspondence.


Dark Harbor (Me.) -- History.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Charles Dana Gibson Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 19 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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