Horace Talmage Day papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dayhora
Creators:
Day, Horace Talmage, 1909-1984
Dates:
1929-1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on 3 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, resumes, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and personal writings.
Scope and Contents
Reel 76: Letters, many to wife, Elizabeth Nottingham Day, from Kimon Nikolaides, Edward Laning, Minna Citron, Henry Schnakenberg, and Kenneth Hayes Miller; exhibition catalogs, many from Virginia museums and Public Works of Art Project, and typescript catalog introductions; career resumes of both Elizabeth and Horace Day; and photographs of the two artists.
Scope and Contents
Reel 135: Journal compiled from letters to wife, Elizabeth Nottingham Day, describing Day's World War II experiences in training at Camp Lee, Va. and other U.S. stations, on a troopship to France and in Germany following its surrender, including photographs of sketches from the original letters.
Scope and Contents
Reel 2803: Typescript of "Head Hunting in West 'By God' Virginia." Compiled from letters to Elizabeth Nottingham Day in 1948 and describing a week spent in Lewisburg seeking commissions for portraits.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and portrait painter; Staunton, Virginia. Married artist Elizabeth Nottingham.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 76, 135, and 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1966 and 1971 by Horace T. Day.

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
World War, 1939-1945 -- France Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Refugees Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting -- Virginia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Laning, Edward, 1906-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nicolaïdes, Kimon, 1892-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Citron, Minna Wright, 1896-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham, 1907-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public Works of Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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