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Herbert E. Crowley letters, [undated] and 1911

Crowley, Herbert E.

Painter, Author, Cartoonist


Collection Information

Size: 8 Items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Eight letters from Crowley to his mother, only one of which is dated, September 19, 1911, about his alternately frustrating and satisfying life in New York City, Crowley's work, social life and lack of money. He mentions work on "Search for the Ideal."

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer; New York. Exhibited in the Armory Show, 1913.


Donated 1968 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

All are photocopies.

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

Herbert E. Crowley letters, [undated] and 1911. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.