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Creator:
Harnly, Perkins, 1901-1986  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1985
Scope and Contents:
Biographical fact sheets, 1971; postcards from Harnly to Bill Alexander; correspondence; writings, including the manuscripts, "Somersault, Nature's Undesirable," 1964, and "My Kingdon for a Hearse," 1971, and short stories; financial material; a watercolor drawing by Harnly entitled, "Millie, the Messy Old Mermaid"; clippings and exhibition-related material; and photographs of Harnley and of his works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Perkins Harnly (1901-1986) was a painter, illustrator, and watercolorist, who depicted Victorian furnishings and interiors and was from Culver City, Calif. Mr. Harnly illustrated for Index of American Design (25 pictures), 1938-1941.
Provenance:
The donor, Bill Alexander was a friend of Harnley.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- California  Search this
Illustrators -- California  Search this
Watercolorists -- California  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.harnperk
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92d2c043e-909e-44b3-b7fd-4f5641e680c8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harnperk