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Hilbert H. and Laurie DeLawter papers, 1961-1973

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.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders after microfilming.

Microfilm reels 499-500 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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