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William Weber Johnson:

An Inventory of His Kelly Blue Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Johnson, William Weber, 1909-1992
Title: William Weber Johnson Kelly Blue Papers
Dates: 1924-1960, undated
Extent: 1 document box (.42 linear feet)
Abstract: The papers of American journalist and historian William Weber Johnson for his book, Kelly Blue (1960), concern the life of Harold Osman "Cowboy" Kelly (1884-1955), an Ohio native who became a notable American primitive or folk painter in Texas. Along with the typescript for Kelly Blue are Johnson’s research materials, largely transcriptions of Kelly’s letters and his reminiscences.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-02211
Language: English
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Preferred Citation William Weber Johnson Kelly Blue Papers (Manuscript Collection MS-02211). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Processed by: Joan Sibley, 2019

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