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      GB/NNAF/P43963
Hendy, Sir Philip (1900-1980) Knight

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Carlisle (1900); lecturer (1923), then Assistant Keeper (1924), Wallace Collection, London; Curator of Department of Painting, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1930); Director, Leeds City Art Gallery (1934); Slade Professor of Fine Arts, Oxford University (1936-1946); Director, National Gallery, London (1946-1967); kngihted (1950); advisor to the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (1967-1970), married: 2) Cecily; died in Oxford (1980)

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Archival Resources
Number noted: 11

Biographical information (2 files) including CV, articles about him, autobiographical extract, 1930s-c 1975
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/134-135
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

International Council of Museums (ICOM) papers (7 files, 9 volumes, 2 documents) relating to conferences, committees and publications, ICOM Foundation, World Museum Fund, 1968-1970
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/125-133
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist to Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

National Gallery working papers (21 files, 29 bundles), relating to administration, cleaning and conservation, visits abroad, 1945-1970
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/4-53
Comments: NG35/7 closed until 2037. Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Papers (4 files) relating to the Museums Association, including minutes of Council and General Purposes committee meetings, report of meeting about export licenses, correspondence, 1956-1960
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/115-118
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Papers (6 files) relating to the British Council, including committee minutes, progress reports and occasional agenda papers and notes of the Fine Arts (Advisory) committee and the Executive Committee Appointments sub-committee, 1950-1967
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/119-124
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Papers relating to Israel Museum (19 files), including committee papers, correspondence, notes, photographs, plans of the museum, 1967-1972
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/54-72
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Papers relating to Leeds City Art Gallery (3 files), including Director's reports, correspondence, press cuttings, 1934-1958
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/1-3
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Papers relating to writings and research (33 files, 3 volumes, 1 bundle), including correspondence, research notes, drafts of lectures, articles and broadcasts; also press cuttings and magazine articles, 1924-1970
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/73-102
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist to Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Personal correspondence (12 files), including some with or about Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, and the Ruskin School, 1945-1980
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG35/103-114
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist of Sir Philip Hendy's papers available

Correspondence with Lord Clark, 1933-1939, 1940-50
Held at: Tate Gallery Archive
Document reference: 8812

Correspondence with the Wallace collection (whilst at City Art Gallery, Leeds), 1937-1948
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: AR 1/668


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55