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Felrath Hines papers, 1967-1983

Hines, Felrath, 1913-1993



Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The Felrath Hines papers contain correspondence; condition and treatment reports; printed material; slides; photographs; and miscellany concerning Hines's work as a conservator of paintings. His clients include Georgia O'Keeffe; the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa Collection); Waddell Gallery, New York; Museum of Modern Art; Hudson Walker; Fisk University (Alfred Stieglitz Collection); Robert Loftin Newman; Leo Castelli Gallery; Babcock Gallery; Terry Dintenfass, Inc.; and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Felrath Hines (1913-1993) was an African American painter and painting conservator in Washington, DC. In the 1960s he was a member of Spiral, a group of Black artists concerned with the role of African American artists in politics and the civil rights movement.


Donated 2002 by Dorothy Fisher, Hines' widow

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Felrath Hines papers, 1967-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.