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Leslie Powell papers, 1930-1970

Powell, Leslie, 1906-1978

Designer, Watercolorist


Collection Information

Size: 250 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Photographs of Powell's work, exhibition lists; clippings; exhibition announcements; biographical information; press releases on Powell's autobiography, PAINTINGS FROM A LIFE'S JOURNEY; sketches; and letters concerning Powell's gift of paintings to the city of Lawton, Oklahoma and the Galerie Internationale exhibitions of his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Watercolorist, designer; New York, N.Y. Born 1906 in Oklahoma, moved to New York in 1927. Studied at the Art Students League and Columbia University.


Lent for microfilming 1970 by Leslie Powell.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Leslie Powell, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 32 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

Leslie Powell papers, 1930-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.