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Perkins Harnly papers, 1946-1985

Harnly, Perkins, 1901-1986
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.1 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Biographical fact sheets, 1971; postcards from Harnly to Bill Alexander; correspondence; writings, including the manuscripts, "Somersault, Nature's Undesirable," 1964, and "My Kingdon for a Hearse," 1971, and short stories; financial material; a watercolor drawing by Harnly entitled, "Millie, the Messy Old Mermaid"; clippings and exhibition-related material; and photographs of Harnley and of his works of art.
Perkins Harnly papers, 1946-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3768-3769 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Perkins Harnly (1901-1986) was a painter, illustrator, and watercolorist, who depicted Victorian furnishings and interiors and was from Culver City, Calif. Mr. Harnly illustrated for Index of American Design (25 pictures), 1938-1941.
The donor, Bill Alexander was a friend of Harnley.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Works of art
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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