Hay, Thomas Robson,
Collection size: 1000 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: 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 Note: 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.
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.