Harmon Foundation printed material, 1928-1963

Harmon Foundation, est. 1922 - 1967
Foundation (organization)

Collection size: 51 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Exhibition catalogs, clippings, reproductions of paintings, articles and miscellaneous printed items pertaining to African American artists.

Biographical/Historical Note: The Harmon Foundation was created in 1925 by William E. Harmon to advance the recognition of artwork produced by unrecognized groups such as African Americans.

Transferred to the Smithsonian American Art Museum Library vertical files after microfilming.

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Related Materials

Harmon Foundation records located at: Library of Congress Manuscript Division; audio-visual materials at the National Archives.