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Hilbert H. and Laurie DeLawter papers, 1961-1973

DeLawter, Hilbert H., 1920-1999



Collection Information

Size: 625 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Papers relating to the collecting activity of Hilbert and Laurie DeLawter, including correspondence with museums, dealers and art organizations concerning sales, gifts, exhibitions and tours; acquisition files and photographs of the DeLawters' African and contemporary collections; photographs of the DeLawters' home; and catalogues and clippings on Detroit art activity.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collectors; Michigan.


Lent for microfilming 1973 by Dr. Hilbert and Mrs. Laurie DeLawter.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 499-500 available at Archives of American Art offices 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Hilbert H. and Laurie DeLawter papers, 1961-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.