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Olinka Hrdy papers, 1913-1955

Olinka Hrdy papers, 1913-1955

Hrdy, Olinka, 1902-1987

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 200 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels).

Summary: Correspondence, photographs and printed material, 1913-1955.

Reel LA7: Scrapbook containing family photogrpahs, photographs of Hrdy and her work, newspaper clippings, articles and miscellaneous items. Included is a letter from Frank Lloyd Wright, July 27, 1933, commenting on her work and inviting her to visit him to discuss it.

Reel LA8: Clippings and miscellany, 1936-1938.

Biographical/Historical Note

Muralist and designer. Born 1902, Prague, Okla.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Olinka Hrdy.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels LA 7 and LA 8 available at Archives of American Art offices 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

Olinka Hrdy papers, 1913-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.