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Harold Helwig and Lenore Davis papers, circa 1940-2013

Helwig, Harold, 1938-2012



Collection Information

Size: 14.5 linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, writings, teaching files, subject files on other artists, photographs and slides, works of art including sketches and sketchbooks, instructional videos by Helwig and Davis, and printed material relating to artists Harold Helwig and Lenore Davis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harold "Bill" Helwig (1938-2012) was an enamel artist and educator in Newport, Kentucky. Lenore Davis (1936-1995) a fiber artist, dollmaker, and educator was married to Helwig.


Donated 2017 by Arnelle Dow, executor of Harold Helwig's estate.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Harold Helwig and Lenore Davis papers, circa 1940-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.