Letter to Kenneth Wood [manuscript], 1943, November 27.


Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957. Letter to Kenneth Wood [manuscript], 1943, November 27.

Letter to Kenneth Wood [manuscript], 1943, November 27.

Roberts discusses his character Langdon Towne who was not based specifically on Paul Kane and George Catlin but was motivated by the same ideas. He also mentions Weinold Reiss, and the McKenney-Hall portrait gallery of American Indians.

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