Josiah K. Lilly papers relating to Frank V. Smith, 1946-1962

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, b. 1893 d. 1966
Collector
Active in Indianapolis, Ind.

Collection size: 68 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence with Frank Vining Smith concerning Smith's painting; photographs; Smith's autobiographical sketch; and obituary; and a list of Smith paintings owned by Lilly at the time of his death in 1966.[microfilm title-Frank Vining Smith papers]

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector; Indiana, Ind. and Quisset, Mass. Collected and commissioned paintings from Frank V. Smith for his estate in Quisset.

Lent for microfilming 1973 by Josiah Kirby Lilly, III, Lilly's son.

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