Griffith Baily Coale papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.coalgrif
Creators:
Coale, Griffith Baily, 1890-
Dates:
1897-1945
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
6,000 Items
(on 6 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical and genealogical material; family correspondence; files kept while a Navy artist during World War II; writings; sketchbooks; calendars and record books, 1926-1945; correspondence, printed material, and photographs regarding mural commissions; correspondence and printed material regarding exhibitions, lectures, publications and organizations; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mural, marine painter; New York, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Maryland. Naval artist during World War II, director of the Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Connecticut, and trustee of Marine Museum, New York City. d. 1950.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D65-D70 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1961 by Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale, widow of Griffith Coale.

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.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm inventory available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval battles in art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval history -- Pictorial works Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval history -- Illustrations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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