James D. Herbert papers

Collection ID:
Herbert, James D.
Physical Description:
3.4 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, exhibition materials, clippings and miscellaneous printed material concerning Herbert.
Scope and Contents
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).
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
Writer and graphic artist; Providence, Rhode Island. Full name James Drummond Herbert. Born 1896. Died 1970.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1327 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Elizabeth Herbert, is the widow of James D. Herbert.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphic artists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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