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Edwin James Hipkiss papers, 1928-1964

Hipkiss, Edwin James, 1885-1955



Collection Information

Size: 40 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Biographical and career material; 14 letters to and from Hipkiss, Harold Edgell and G. E. P. How, regarding acquisition of works for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; clippings; photographs of Hipkiss and works acquired by him; articles and lectures.

Biographical/Historical Note

Curator of the Department of Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1919-1954.


The donor is the widow of the artist.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 640 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Edwin James Hipkiss papers, 1928-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.