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

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966



Collection Information

Size: 68 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, J.K. Lilly, III, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 663 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Josiah K. Lilly papers relating to Frank V. Smith, 1946-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.