Cooke, Hereward Lester, b. 1916 d. 1975
Active in Washington, D.C.
Collection size: 3000 items.
Collection Summary: Research notes, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material compiled in the 1970's for a proposed book, AMERICAN WATERCOLORS 1866-1910, intended to be a comprehensive biographical index of American watercolorists.
Biographical/Historical Note: Curator, National Gallery of Art, Wash., D.C. Lived 1916-1975.
Some of the papers compiled by Cooke were destroyed by fire.