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Dates:
circa 1943
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.poorhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Account of Henry Varnum Poor rescuing an eskimo

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Dates:
1943-1972
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.poorhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1944-1974
Level:
series
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.poorhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings by Henry Varnum Poor include manuscripts of his two published books, An Artist Sees Alaska and A Book of Pottery: From Mud to Immortality. There are four notebooks containing information about pottery, tile procedures, and glazes, etc., film scripts, two journals, notes, including those from his studies in London and Paris, lists, speeche...

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Creators:
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970
Dates:
1873-2001
bulk 1904-1970
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.poorhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Henry Varnum Poor measure 12.9 linear feet and date from 1873-2001, with the bulk from the period 1904-1970. Correspondence, writings, artwork, printed material and photographs document Poor's work as a painter, muralist, ceramic artist and potter, architect, designer, writer, war artist, educator and a co-founder of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Also found is extensive information about the design and construction of Crow House, his home in New City, New York, commissions for other architectural projects, and his personal life.

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