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Richard H. Howland papers, 1931-1932

Howland, Richard Hubbard

Arts administrator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Syllabus and notes from a museum course taught by Paul J. Sachs at the Fogg Art Museum, "Fine Arts 15a: Museum Work and Museum Problems," 41 meetings, Oct. 5, 1931- April 18, 1932 (mimeographed), collected by Howland when he was a student in this class at Harvard University; and a pamphlet "The Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University," by Richard J. Bach, undated.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian, lecturer, museum administrator, preservationist; Washington, D.C. Publications include Architecture of Baltimore, A Pictorial History, 1953 and Greek Lamps and Their Survivals, 1966. President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1956-1960 and Chairman of the Department of Civil History, Smithsonian Institution, 1960-1967.


Donated 1979 by Dr. Richard H. Howland.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Richard H. Howland papers, 1931-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.