Harold C. Davies papers

Collection ID:
Davies, Harold C., 1891-1976
Physical Description:
4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 6 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Sketchbooks; notebooks; correspondence; writings; scrapbooks; and art work.
Scope and Contents
REELS 1289-1293: 45 sketchbooks with notes, 1931-1975; etchings, engravings, watercolors and drawings by Davies; 26 notebooks, 1939-1967, of writings by Davies on art, history, philosophy, economics and other topics; business papers and correspondence, mostly pertaining to the Calabama Corporation; a manuscript copy of a history of French Impressionism by Theodore Bolton, 1936; and 12 scrapbooks of reproductions and articles on the work of other artists.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3646: Two landscape studies in oil, undated, and one portrait in ink, undated. [Also filmed on reel 3612.]

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; California.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1289-1293 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 1289-1293 donated 1977 by Margaret Davies, Davies' widow. Material on reel 3646 transferred from the NMAA/PG Library.

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
Impressionism (Art) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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