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G.P.A. Healy papers,

Title
G.P.A. Healy papers, 1843-1953.
Author
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894.
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Description
.8 linear foot (2 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Hay, Thomas R.
Biography (note)
  • George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1367
Author
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894.
Title
G.P.A. Healy papers, 1843-1953.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence, notes, family papers, photographs, and printed matter gathered by Thomas R. Hay for a biography of Healy written by Marie De Mare. Correspondence consists of letters concerning Healy's presidential portraits, photostats of letters by Healy, and family correspondence. Papers provide information on Healy's life, family and friends, location and date of portraits, and partial index of all his known paintings. Photographs are of Healy and sitters for his portraits. Also, clippings, pamphlets, and typescript pages for De Mare's biography.
Biography
George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents.
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Occupation
Artists.
Added Author
De Mare, Marie.
Hay, Thomas Robson, 1888- Collector
Research Call Number
MssCol 1367
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