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William Penhallow Henderson papers, 1876-1987, (bulk 1876-1943)

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Creator:
Henderson, William Penhallow, 1877-1943
Subject:
Henderson, Alice Corbin
Henderson, William Oliver
Art in Embassies Program (U.S.)
Santa Fe Painters and Sculptors
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
10.5 linear ft.
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:
Found within the collection are biographical material; a file concerning Henderson's father William Oliver Henderson; correspondence primarily with colleagues discussing art-related topics; two diaries describing his student days in Paris, 1902-1903, and one concerning the latter part of his life; personal business records; subject files for the Santa Fe Painters and Sculptors and the Art in Embassies Program; architecture and furniture files containing notes, designs, and photographs of Henderson's work in these areas; additional project files concerning other projects, including a play, architectural projects, and a mural; exhibition files; notes and writings; artwork, including 64 sketchbooks by Henderson; miscellaneous printed material; and photographs of Henderson, his family, colleagues, and artwork.
Citation:
William Penhallow Henderson papers, 1876-1987, (bulk 1876-1943). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, mural painter, architect, furniture designer; Santa Fe, N.M.
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Carlton Colquitt, on behalf of the estate of his late wife, Alice Henderson Rossin, the daughter of William P. Henderson.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Art
Decorative arts
Furniture designers
Painters
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9853
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212351
AAA_collcode_hendwill
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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