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Howard M. Gibbs papers, 1904-1975

Gibbs, Howard M. (Howard Manning), 1904-1970



Collection Information

Size: 2.2 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence, sketchbooks, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.
REEL 1255: A 27 page scrapbook, ca.1930-1969, containing letters and clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1923-1975, with Erwin S. Barrie, Pietro Pezzati, Vincent L. Price, Thomas Messer, Dorothy Miller, T. Gilbert Brouillette, and others; 27 sketchbooks; 26 sketches; 1 photograph album and ca. 80 photographs of Gibbs, his family and friends, including William Littlefield and the Provincetown Art Association; exhibition announcements, catalogs, press releases, and clippings, ca. 1929-1964.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.


Material on reel 1255 lent for microfilming 1975 by Margaret Gibbs, wife of Howard. Unmicrofilmed material was donated by Margaret Gibbs, 1975, and by their daughter, Katherine Gibbs Tubman La Fleur, 1976-1978.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1255: Originals returned to the lender, Margaret Gibbs, after microfilming.

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. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Howard M. Gibbs papers, 1904-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.