The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
A letter; postcard; illustrated notes; photographs; exhibition announcements; drawings; watercolors; lithographs; catalogs; and clippings.
REEL 284: Original works, including drawings, watercolors, lithographs and charcoal and wash drawing; photographs of Lahey and his work; catalogs; and clippings.
REEL 378: One letter and one postcard from Robert Henri, 1927, commending a Lahey etching and describing his own studio; illustrated notes from Lahey and his wife, artist Carlotta Gonzales, to her mother; Lahey's recollections of Kenneth Hayes Miller and Edward Hopper; photographs of Lahey with Robert Laurent, cartoonists Cliff Sterret and Rudolf Dirks, with Art Students League members, and of Miller in class and at work; exhibition announcements; a design for ship camouflage, with a clipping on World War I camouflage; and six drawings.
Richard Lahey papers, 1919-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 284 & 378 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Richard Lahey after microfilming.
Painter, printmaker, lecturer; Washington, D.C.; b. 1893; d. 1979
Lent for microfilming 1972 by Richard Lahey.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001