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Caryl Crawford Hickey

Hickey, Caryl Crawford

Caryl Crawford Hickey was the wife of Captain Andrew S. Hickey, a United States Naval Officer and superintendent of the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. in the 1930s. The Hickeys were married in Nice, France, on May 19, 1921. According to an appreciation letter Caryl Crawford Hickey sent to Mildred Bliss E4:Hickey 1937.07.18, she and her husband enjoyed a swim in the Dumbarton Oaks pool. Like the Blisses, the Hickeys were connoisseurs of art. In 1957, Captain Hickey purchased an oil painting by Eastman Johnson and gifted it to the Corcoran Gallery of Art in memory of his wife.

 

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1930 United States Census (Population Schedule), Washington, Washington, District of Columbia; p. 10B, Line 94, Andrew S. Hickey household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed August 15, 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 296.

Hickey, A.S. One Hundred Years of the History of the Ulster County Historical Society: 1859-1959. Marbletown, NY: Ulster County Historical Society, 1959. Accessed August 15, 2014. http://www.amazon.com/hundred-history-Historical-Society-1859-1959/dp/B0007F2YGG

Morlok, Becky. "When are Dog Days?" Career Chit-Chat. July 23, 2013. https://c3connections.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/when-are-dog-days/

"The Toilet." Corcoran Gallery of Art. Accessed August 15, 2014. http://collection.corcoran.org/collection/work/toilet