Paul Stewart Harris papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.harrpaul
Creators:
Harris, Paul Stewart, 1906-
Dates:
1930-1974
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
8.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Files and 16 scrapbooks kept during Harris' tenure at various museums and participation in art organizations. Included are files on the Des Moines Association of Fine Arts, 1938-1940, containing material on the 1939 Worlds Fair and the WPA; the J.B. Speed Museum, 1950-1964, containing research material for Harris' FOURTEEN SEASONS OF ART ACCESSIONS IN KENTUCKY 1947-1960; the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, containing newsletters, executive committee meeting minutes, letters, budget reports, by-laws and printed material; the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, containing material on the Edison Institute; American Federation of the Arts, 1969-1972; and the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, 1973-1974.
Scope and Contents
Also included are eight volumes of study notes, syllabi and a bibliography from art history classes taken at Harvard University and New York University, 1930-1936.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Curator, museum director, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Ky., 1946-1962; deputy director Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1962-1967; director of collections, Henry Ford Museum, Michigan, 1967-1971.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980 and 1982 by Paul Stewart Harris.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Repository Contact
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