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A. Henry Nordhausen papers, 1919-1991

A. Henry Nordhausen papers, 1919-1991

Nordhausen, A. Henry (August Henry), 1901-1993

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 8.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence with Harrison Cady, John Cosigan, the Columbus Museum, Georgia Institute of Technology, Grand Central Galleries, Musemont Fine Art Camp, the Salmagundi Club, the Art Students League, Laurence Schmeckebier (Nordhausen's biographer), Syracuse University, the United States Navy, and others, mostly concerning portraits by Nordhausen; bills and receipts; a diary, 1923-1924, concerning his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and his travels in Europe; day books and engagement calendars, ca. 1940-1985; address books; guest books; 9 scrapbooks, 1919-1991, containing photographs, clippings and letters; exhibition catalogs and announcements; photographs of works of art by Peter A. Juley; certificates of merit from the Salmagundi Club, 1950-1974; and photographs of Salmagundi Club dinners, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1947, 1949, 1961, and 1962.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, portrait painter; Columbus, Ga. Died 1993.

Provenance

Bequest of A. Henry Nordhausen, 1994.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

A. Henry Nordhausen papers, 1919-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.