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Jay H. Connaway papers, 1896-1979

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Creator:
Connaway, Jay Hall, 1893-1970
Subject:
Connaway, Louise B.
Spencer, Edna Isbester
Spencer, Frank W.
Jay Connaway Art School
Southern Vermont Art Center (Manchester, Vt.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
14.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical material; correspondence of Jay H. and Louise B. Connaway, 1922-1979, with the Macbeth Gallery, Edna and Frank Spencer, friends, students of Jay Connaway Art School, and others; notes; sketches, sketchbooks, and oil paintings; financial material; files of the Southern Vermont Art Center; scrapbooks containing printed material; letters and photographs; correspondence from the Veteran's Administration regarding Connaway's students studying under the G.I. Bill; photographs and photograph albums of Connaway, his family, and works of art; printed material; 12 tapes (5") of Jay and Louise Connaway and others discussing their careers, and a partially transcribed interview (19 p.) of Jay Connaway conducted by his wife, Louise Connaway, October 1969; and miscellany.
ADDITION: 50 oil paintings and sketches by Connaway; 1 oil sketch by Fritz Talbot; letters, including condolence letters; income tax returns; lists of expenses; minutes of trustees' meetings of Southern Vermont Art Center (1960-1967): and printed material.
Citation:
Jay H. Connaway papers, 1896-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, instructor; Monhegen Island, Maine.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1992 by Louise B. Connaway, widow of Jay Connaway, and Connaways' daughter, Leonebel M. Connaway.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Biographers
Oil paintings
Painters
Photograph albums
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7500
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209659
AAA_collcode_connjay
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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