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James D. Herbert papers, 1950-1971

Herbert, James D.

Sculptor, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 3.4 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, exhibition materials, clippings and miscellaneous printed material concerning Herbert.
REEL1327: Photographs of Herbert, his works and models; photographs from a scrapbook of World War II posters for the U.S. Office of War Information and a portion of a scrapbook of the Meeting Place Gallery (containing photographs of works, a list of artists and biographical sketches).
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; sketches; notes; notes and drafts for proposed publications on composition design; three scrapbooks and three journals of The Meeting Place Gallery; a scrapbook of his graphics and magazine illustrations, and a scrapbook of clippings on education; exhibition information; price lists; clippings; printed miscellany; a diploma; and two photographs of Herbert.

Biographical/Historical Note

Writer and graphic artist; Providence, Rhode Island. Full name James Drummond Herbert. Born 1896. Died 1970.


The donor, Elizabeth Herbert, is the widow of James D. Herbert.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1327 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

James D. Herbert papers, 1950-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.