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Thomas R. Hay research material on George Peter Alexander Healy, 1952-1954

Hay, Thomas Robson, 1888-

Historian, Author


Collection Information

Size: 1,000 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, photographs, writings and notes, printed matter and miscellany regarding G. P. A. Healy gathered by Hay as advisor for a biography of Healy written by Healy's grand-daughter, Marie De Mare. The book G.P.A. Healy, American Painter; an Intimate Chronicle of the Nineteenth Century was published in 1954.

Biographical/Historical Note

Author, historian; Locust Valley, N.Y. George Peter Alexander Healy was a nineteenth century portrait and historical painter active in the U.S. and in Europe.


Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N24 & N25 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

Thomas R. Hay research material on George Peter Alexander Healy, 1952-1954. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.