Western genre and historical painter, Cassilly Adams (1843 – 1921), studied at the Boston Academy of Fine Arts. He is most noted for his painting Custer's Last Fight, completed during 1884 – 1885. The collection includes correspondence, copies of U.S. government documents relating to Adams, genealogical records, inventories of the Cassilly Adams estate, and articles and newsclippings concerning his art.
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Preferred Citation: Cassilly Adams Collection, MS 1, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West