Henry L. Hillyer papers, 1858-1885

Hillyer, Henry L. (Henry Livingston), b. 1840 d. 1886
Active in Washington, D.C.

Collection size: 27 items(on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Reel N70-40: Curriculum vitae, family correspondence, poems, photographs, handwritten catalog of paintings, and a sketchbook, 1858-1885. Reel N70-61: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Hillyer and his family, 1872-1880, and a printed memorial tribute.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter.

The lender, Joseph Brewer, is Hillyer's grandson.

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