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MG 278
EUNICE MILDRED MCCLOSKEY PAPERS
1931-1979
8.5 cu. ft.


Eunice Mildred McCloskey, a noted novelist, poet, and painter, was born in 1906 in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania. Once described as the Grandma Moses of Pennsylvania, Eunice McCloskey was an accomplished painter and writer with over seventeen published books and approximately four thousand paintings. McCloskey was a member of the Professional Hall of Fame and a Fellow of the International Institute of Arts and Letters.

The collection contains personal correspondence, scrapbooks, newspapers and clippings (many from the Ridgeway Record), manuscripts of novels, celebrity autographs, and magazine reviews, 1931-1979.



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