Archives of American Art

Thomas R. Hay research material on George Peter Alexander Healy

Collection ID:
Hay, Thomas Robson, b. 1888
Physical Description:
1,000 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, writings and notes, printed matter and miscellany regarding G. P. A. Healy gathered by Hay as advisor for a biography of Healy written by Healy's grand-daughter, Marie De Mare. The book G.P.A. Healy, American Painter; an Intimate Chronicle of the Nineteenth Century was published in 1954.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Author, historian; Locust Valley, N.Y. George Peter Alexander Healy was a nineteenth century portrait and historical painter active in the U.S. and in Europe.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N24 & N25 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Mare, Marie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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