Size: 1 Microfilm reel
Summary: This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter Humbert Howard contains correspondence (1963-1976); printed material, including clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs (1962-1981); photographs of Howard and his works of art; and two scrapbooks (1947-1980), which include photographs of works of art, clippings, exhibition catalogs, and correspondence.
Humbert Howard (1905-1990) was an African American painter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Howard studied at Howard University and the University of Pennsylvania before joining the Philadelphia Works Progress Administration's Art Project painting landscapes. In 1945, he became the art director of the Pyramid Club.
Lent in 1991 by David and Carla Howard, the son and daughter-in-law of Humbert Howard, Microfilmed as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Location of Originals
- Originals returned to the lenders, David and Carla Howard, after microfilming.