Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.loweharr
Creators:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-
Dates:
1938-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, photographs, slides, and printed materials on art exhibits and subjects.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3134: Papers accumulated by Lowe while Director of the Tennessee Fine Arts Center regarding an exhibit on the work of African American sculptor William Edmondson, 1964. Included are 12 letters, 1961-1964, from Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Thomas D. Mabry and others concerning works loaned to the exhibit; a photograph of Edmondson and 12 of his sculpture; an undated exhibition announcement; and 10 clippings.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Letters and photocopies of letters; files, containing photographs, slides, and negatives relating to a Alexander Archipenko exhibition, Paris, France, 1969, exhibition of Mexican Folk Art from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, Museum of Primative Art, 1969, and the Art Embassies Program, 1966; photos of Lowe; slides of Cranbrook Academy of Art installations; articles and photocopies of articles, regarding Nelson Rockefeller, and his art collection, James Montgomery Flagg, and others; printed material, including press releases and exhibition catalogs; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arts administrator and designer; Washington, D.C. Worked at Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1951-1953; was Director of the Tennessee Fine Arts Center, 1959-1964; a curator, Department of Exhibitions & Design, National Collection of Fine Arts, 1964-1972.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1971 & 1984 by Harry Lowe.

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
African American sculpture -- Tennessee Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edmondson, William, 1882?-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dahl-Wolfe, Louise Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mabry, Thomas D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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