Howland, Richard H., b. 1910
Art historian, Museum director, Director
Active in Washington, D.C.
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Syllabus and notes from a museum course taught by Paul J. Sachs at the Fogg Art Museum, "Fine Arts 15a: Museum Work and Museum Problems," 41 meetings, Oct. 5, 1931- April 18, 1932 (mimeographed), collected by Howland when he was a student in this class at Harvard University; and a pamphlet (3z(BThe Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University,(3y (Bby Richard J. Bach, undated.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian, lecturer, museum administrator, preservationist; Washington, D.C. Publications include Architecture of Baltimore, A Pictorial History, 1953 and Greek Lamps and Their Survivals, 1966. President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1956-1960 and Chairman of the Department of Civil History, Smithsonian Institution, 1960-1967.
Donated 1979 by Dr. Richard H. Howland.