Blanche Phillips Howard and John Langley Howard papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.howablan
Creators:
Howard, Blanche, 1908-1979
Howard, John Langley, 1902-
Dates:
1947-1981
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
249 Items
(partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Material covering personal and professional lives of the Howards including correspondence, photographs, writings, sketches, business records and miscellaneous printed material.
Scope and Contents
Gift: Biographical information, photographs of Blanche Howard's sculpture; a manuscript of Blanche Howard's book, DANCE OF THE SELF; a copy of AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ADELINE KENT; drawings of Blanche Howard's sculpture by Ann H. Berman; printed material including exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
Reel 1309, frames 140-285: Materials concerning John Langley Howard's career, including a letter received about his illustrations for SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, 1942-1974; 2 engravings by him, 1950; 13 cover illustrations by him, 3 prepatory sketches and related material; 2 photographs of him, 1963; 25 photos of his works, a few financial papers. 1 biographical sketch, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
Reel 1309, frames 286-501 Materials relating to Blanche Phillips Howard's career including one letter of introduction by Robert M. Church; 4 photographs of her; one photograph of her and John Langley Howard; 21 photographs of her sculpture; one limited edition publication consisting mainly of photographs of her sculpture; a copy of DANCE OF THE SELF, published in 1974; and 4 clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Blanche Phillips Howard, a sculptor, was married to John Langley Howard, an illustrator. They lived in Bolinas, California and with other members of the Howard family became an influencial force in the San Francisco Bay Area art scene. Blanche died in 1976.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35 mm microfilm reel 1309 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 1309 lent for microfilming 1977 by Blanche P. Howard, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1981 by John L. Howard.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berman, Ann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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