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Hobart E. Cowles papers, 1924-1980

Cowles, Hobart E., 1923-1980



Collection Information

Size: 2.4 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical information; letters; photographs of Cowles and others; unpublished writings and notes, including his master's thesis, teaching notes, and class notes on ceramics, and art history; 5 sketchbooks; loose sketches; financial and business records; papers concerning committees and organizations; transcript of an interview with Cowles; a video cassette tape, "Where did I go Right?"; catalogs, announcements, clippings, press releases and other printed material; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ceramist; New York.


Donor Barbara Cowles is Hobart Cowles' 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

Hobart E. Cowles papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.