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Place of publication, production, or execution:
0.5 Linear feet
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Biographical material assembled by Henry on herself (1929-1987) and Rowena Fry (1927-1987) consists of brief typescripts, letters, clippings, exhibition catalogs, samples of Christmas cards designed by Henry and Fry, a print "Bird's Tree in Winter" by Henry (1968), and photographs of works of art. The material emphasizes Henry's mural for the Springdale, Arkansas post office, commisssioned for the Section of Fine Arts, and her work for the Oscar Mayer Company. A subject file contains clippings (1958-1987) concerning Hubert Ropp, Dean of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, who had a great influence on the careers of Henry and Fry.
Natalie S. Henry and Rowena Fry papers, 1927-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
About half of this collection consists of photocopies.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the possession of Natalie S. Henry.
Natalie Henry (1907-1992) was a muralist active in Chicago, Illinois. Rowena Fry (1892-1990) was a painter and educator active in Chicago, Illinois.
Donated 1989 by Natalie S. Henry.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001