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Griffith Baily Coale papers, 1897-1945

Creator:
Coale, Griffith Baily, 1890-1950
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6000 items (on 6 microfilm reels).
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.
Summary:
Biographical and genealogical material; family correspondence; files kept while a Navy artist during World War II; writings; sketchbooks; calendars and record books, 1926-1945; correspondence, printed material, and photographs regarding mural commissions; correspondence and printed material regarding exhibitions, lectures, publications and organizations; and miscellany.
Citation:
Griffith Baily Coale papers, 1897-1945. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D65-D70 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Mural, marine painter; New York, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Maryland. Naval artist during World War II, director of the Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Connecticut, and trustee of Marine Museum, New York City. d. 1950.
Provenance:
Donated 1961 by Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale, widow of Griffith Coale.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Marine painters
Muralists
Naval battles in art
Naval history
Naval history
Photographs
Sketchbooks
World War, 1939-1945
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7470
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209628
AAA_collcode_coalgrif
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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