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Gerald Leake Memorabilia

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 13 Apr 2010

Biographical History

Gerald Leake (1885-1975) was a British-born painter and illustrator. He studied at the Royal Academy in London but spent much of his career in New York. In addition to his painting, he created advertising art for Coca-Cola and other companies and produced magazine covers and illustrations.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Gerald Leake Memorabilia consist of photographs and exhibit catalogs. One of the photographs is personal; others are of Leake's work.

Arrangement of the Collection

No particular order.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

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.

Subject Headings


Leake, Gerald.


Artists -- United States -- 20th century.
Illustrators -- United States -- 20th century.
Magazine illustration -- 20th century.
Painters -- United States -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Exhibition catalogs.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Gerald Leake Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Gerald Leake, 1964, 1965.

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