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Lenita Manry papers, 1931-1968

Manry, Lenita, 1902-1969

Painter, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Notes and sketches, 1931-1946, taken from Hans Hofmann lectures in Berkeley, New York and Provincetown, by Miss Manry. Also included are typed copies of 4 Hofmann articles, one apparently unpublished, brochures concerning the School of Fine Arts, and clippings. Also included are family correspondence, 1967-1968; several letters from Hofmann, 1938 and later, genealogical material, an address book and loose address sheets, and 8 photographs of Manry.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Student of Hans Hofmann and later Assistant Director of the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts.


Donated 1971 by Philip Davis, lawyer for the estate of Lenita Manry.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 151 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Lenita Manry papers, 1931-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.