Archives of American Art

Leslie Powell papers

Collection ID:
Powell, Leslie
Physical Description:
250 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of Powell's work, exhibition lists; clippings; exhibition announcements; biographical information; press releases on Powell's autobiography, PAINTINGS FROM A LIFE'S JOURNEY; sketches; and letters concerning Powell's gift of paintings to the city of Lawton, Oklahoma and the Galerie Internationale exhibitions of his work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Watercolorist, designer; New York, N.Y. Born 1906 in Oklahoma, moved to New York in 1927. Studied at the Art Students League and Columbia University.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 32 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Leslie Powell, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1970 by Leslie Powell.

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
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolor painting -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolorists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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