Henry Billings letters and photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.billhenr
Creators:
Billings, Henry, 1901-
Dates:
1955
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence relating to Billings' position as an officer of the National Council for U.S. Art and related photographs, among them one of Roland L. Redmond (President of the Council) with Dag Hammarskjold and Robert Cronbach in front of a sculpture by Cronbach and Jose de Rivera, 1960, and one photo each of works by Jacob Lawrence, Concetta Scaravaglione, and Nathaniel Kaz; a photograph (copyprint made from slide) of Billings seated on a platform among others listening to an unidentified speaker, photographer unknown; and a photograph of Billings seated on a stage near an unidentified speaker, photographed by Eliot Elisofon.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Henry Billings (1901-1985) was a painter, illustrator, and teacher, from Sag Harbor, N.Y. Born in 1901 in Bronxville, N.Y.; studied at the Art Students' League; lives in Sag Harbor, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D245 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Copyprint made from slide.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Henry Billings, 1965.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cronbach, Robert M., 1908-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kaz, Nathaniel, 1917- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Redmond, Roland Livingston, 1892-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scaravaglione, Concetta, 1900-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elisofon, Eliot Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Council for U.S. Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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