Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Mary Dill Henry Papers, 1987-1989, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.henrmary
Creators:
Henry, Mary, 1913-
Dates:
1987-1989
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
Repository:
The scattered papers of painter, designer, and mosaicist Mary Dill Henry measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1987-1989. Found are biographical material, correspondence, photographic material, and printed material.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The scattered papers of painter, designer, and mosaicist Mary Dill Henry measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1987-1989. Found are biographical material, correspondence, photographic material, and printed material.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mary Dill Henry (1913-2009) was a painter, designer, and mosaicist from California and Seattle, Washington, whose work was characterized by geometric abstraction. She studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and worked at Hewlett-Packard drafting engineering renderings. Later, she created mosaics for the outside of the Hewlett-Packard offices. Henry's work is in the collections of the Seattle Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, Institute of Design IIT, Microsoft, Safeco, and Hewlett-Packard, among many others.

Administration
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Henry's friend and patron, Artemas A. Ginzton, donated the Mary Dill Henry papers to the Archives of American Art in 1992.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Mary Dill Henry papers, 1987-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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