Hereward Lester Cooke papers, circa 1970-1975

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.

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