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Henry C. Balink papers, 1915-1983

Balink, Henry C., 1882-1963

Painter, Portrait painter


Collection Information

Size: 70 Items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A photograph of Balink in his studio; a photograph of Balink with his classmates at the Royal Academy in Amsterdam, Holland, 1909; 4 greeting cards printed from original drawings and an etching by Balink; a photocopy of a letter, 1915, to Balink from the Metropolitan Museum of Art about a possible job copying ancient works of art in the Museum's Department of Egyptian Art; photocopies of newspaper and magazine clippings, 1917-1967, about Balink's etchings and paintings of the Southwest; and photocopies of exhibition catalogs, 1915-1983.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, draftsman, and etcher (Santa Fe, N.M.); studied at the Royal Acadamy in Amsterdam.


Donated 1984 by Henry B. Balink.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3539 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.

Letter and all printed materials are photocopies of originals.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Henry B. Balink.

How to Cite This Collection

Henry C. Balink papers, 1915-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.