Lillian Henkel Haass papers

Collection ID:
Haass, Lillian Henkel, 1879-1960
Physical Description:
270 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material, clippings, and letters regarding Haass's gifts to the Detroit Institute of Arts, her resignation as President of the DIA Founder's Society and her involvement with the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit; two letters from Mrs. John Carroll and one letter from Frank Rehn about Carroll's painting "Mother and Two Children" and letters to Haass from artists and connoisseurs such as John Pappas, F. Carlos Lopez, Sarkis Sarkisian, Victor Heiser, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Charles Sheeler and Lionello Venturi; photographs, and business records.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
President of the DIA Founder's Society, Art collector and patron.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 880 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Constance McMath, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Mrs. Constance McMath, daughter of Mrs. Haass.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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