Archives of American Art

Vernon Howe Bailey papers

Collection ID:
Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953
Physical Description:
600 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of Bailey's drawings, some done while a U.S. navy contract artist, including: American college and university buildings; interior and exterior views of Vatican City; U.S. Navy ships and submarines, naval stations and yards, shipbuilding, mine depot, torpedo repair and dock scenes, U.S. Naval air training scenes; and scenes of New York City and its suburbs. Also included are a letter from the Director of Exhibits at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an invitation to an exhibition held at MIT, and three critical reviews.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and illustrator.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 421 (frames 726-801;896-1264; and spliced on end, frames 1-471) available at all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1968 by the New York Public Library Art Division.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Navy-yards and naval stations -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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