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Natalie S. Henry and Rowena Fry papers, 1927-1987

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Fry, Rowena C., 1892 or 5-1989 or 90  Search this
Henry, Natalie Smith, 1907 Jan. 4-1992  Search this
Ropp, Hubert  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
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Physical Description:
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.
Additional Forms:
About half of this collection consists of photocopies.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the possession of Natalie S. Henry.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Natalie Henry (1907-1992) was a muralist active in Chicago, Illinois. Rowena Fry (1892-1990) was a painter and educator active in Chicago, Illinois.
Language Note:
English .
Donated 1989 by Natalie S. Henry.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
New Deal
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art