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Earl Horter papers, 1912-1985

Horter, Earl, 1881-1940

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items partial microfilm reels

Summary: Letters to Horter regarding American Indian artifacts for his collection and to Mrs. Horter from the Pierre Matisse Gallery regarding the sale of paintings from the Horter collection; a note from Arthur B. Carles to Mrs. Horter regarding the Horter memorial exhibition; photographs of Horter, an exhibition, several views of unidentified men, and a shot of Carles with Carroll Tyson; writings on art history; printed matter, 1912-1985; 2 art works; and miscellany including biographical information, manuscripts sheets cataloging Horter's Indian collection, a receipt for paintings, and a tribute by Robert Sturgis Ingersoll.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, collector; Philadelphia, Pa.


Lent for microfilming in 1991 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art by the Horter's widow.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 4547-4548 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives.

How to Cite This Collection

Earl Horter papers, 1912-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.