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Humbert Howard papers, 1947-1981

Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990



Collection Information

Size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Summary: Correspondence, undated and 1963-1976; printed material, including clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1962-1981; photographs of Howard and of his works of art; and two scrapbooks, 1947-1980, including photographs of works of art, clippings, exhibitions catalogs, and letters.

Biographical/Historical Note

African American painter; Philadelphia, Pa.; d. 1990.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4566 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

Humbert Howard papers, 1947-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.