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Horace Talmage Day papers, 1929-1965

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Creator:
Day, Horace Talmage, 1909-1984
Subject:
Citron, Minna Wright
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham
Laning, Edward
Miller, Kenneth Hayes
Nicolaïdes, Kimon
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (on 3 partial 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, resumes, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and personal writings.
Reel 76: Letters, many to wife, Elizabeth Nottingham Day, from Kimon Nikolaides, Edward Laning, Minna Citron, Henry Schnakenberg, and Kenneth Hayes Miller; exhibition catalogs, many from Virginia museums and Public Works of Art Project, and typescript catalog introductions; career resumes of both Elizabeth and Horace Day; and photographs of the two artists.
Reel 135: Journal compiled from letters to wife, Elizabeth Nottingham Day, describing Day's World War II experiences in training at Camp Lee, Va. and other U.S. stations, on a troopship to France and in Germany following its surrender, including photographs of sketches from the original letters.
Reel 2803: Typescript of "Head Hunting in West 'By God' Virginia." Compiled from letters to Elizabeth Nottingham Day in 1948 and describing a week spent in Lewisburg seeking commissions for portraits.
Citation:
Horace Talmage Day papers, 1929-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 76, 135, and 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter and portrait painter; Staunton, Virginia. Married artist Elizabeth Nottingham.
Provenance:
Donated 1966 and 1971 by Horace T. Day.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Journals (accounts)
Painters
Photographs
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9293
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211488
AAA_collcode_dayhora
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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