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The Howard Chandler Christy Papers document the artist’s career as a book and magazine illustrator, WWI poster designer, portrait painter of the American and European elite, and painter of large-scale historic murals. Significant topics include Christy’s work as a Spanish American War correspondent, his development of the “Christy Girl” in American illustration and WWI poster design, and the social lives of the artist and his wife, Nancy Palmer Christy.