Jay H. Connaway papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.connjay
Creators:
Connaway, Jay Hall, 1893-1970
Macbeth Gallery
Dates:
1896-1979
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
14.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; correspondence of Jay H. and Louise B. Connaway, 1922-1979, with the Macbeth Gallery, Edna and Frank Spencer, friends, students of Jay Connaway Art School, and others; notes; sketches, sketchbooks, and oil paintings; financial material; files of the Southern Vermont Art Center; scrapbooks containing printed material; letters and photographs; correspondence from the Veteran's Administration regarding Connaway's students studying under the G.I. Bill; photographs and photograph albums of Connaway, his family, and works of art; printed material; 12 tapes (5") of Jay and Louise Connaway and others discussing their careers, and a partially transcribed interview (19 p.) of Jay Connaway conducted by his wife, Louise Connaway, October 1969; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: 50 oil paintings and sketches by Connaway; 1 oil sketch by Fritz Talbot; letters, including condolence letters; income tax returns; lists of expenses; minutes of trustees' meetings of Southern Vermont Art Center (1960-1967): and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, instructor; Monhegen Island, Maine.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1978-1992 by Louise B. Connaway, widow of Jay Connaway, and Connaways' daughter, Leonebel M. Connaway.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biographers -- Vermont Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spencer, Edna Isbester, b. 1883 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spencer, Frank W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Connaway, Louise B., ca. 1903- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jay Connaway Art School Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southern Vermont Art Center (Manchester, Vt.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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