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M-245: Prints of the American West

DATE: ca. late 19th century

CREATOR: Illustrators:

Farny, Henry François (1847-1916)

Remington, Frederic Sackrider (1861-1909)

SCOPE: The collection includes prints taken primarily from Harper´s Weekly, during the late 19th century, a time at which several well known artists, such as H. F. Farney and Frederic Remington were commissioned by newspapers of the day to help visually document events on the frontier. Topically the collection includes many images of Native Americans, Cowboys as well as U. S. Military units.

Series 1: Contains works by Frederic Remington

Series 2: Contains works by H. F. Farney

A finding aid of this collection is available for download:

M-245 Prints of the American West (.rtf)

M-245 Prints of the American West (.pdf)

EXTENT: 3 boxes, approximately 30 images.

ACCESS: This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the material in Special Collection M-245 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition. For collections marked limited access, researchers are advised to contact the library at least three business days in advance of their visit to submit a request to view the physical material.

Researchers are advised to call ahead concerning changes in hours due to University intersessions and holidays. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building.

In observance of security procedures, certain services may not be available shortly before the daily closing time.

Preferred Citation: When citing the material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

 

A finding aid of this collection is available for download:

M-245 Prints of the American West (.rtf)

M-245 Prints of the American West (.pdf)