Thornton Oakley papers, 1906-1953.


Thornton Oakley papers, 1906-1953.

Correspondence, artist files and subject files relate to Oakley's activities as an artist and illustrator, and his involvement with numerous art organizations, including the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Philadelphia Water Color Club, the Artists' War Relief Committee of Philadelphia, and the Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts.

3.0 linear ft. (on 4 microfilm reels)


SNAC Resource ID: 6769858

Archives of American Art

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