Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Research notes, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material compiled in the 1970's for a proposed book, AMERICAN WATERCOLORS 1866-1910, intended to be a comprehensive biographical index of American watercolorists.
Hereward Lester Cooke papers, circa 1970-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Location of originals unknown.
Curator, National Gallery of Art, Wash., D.C. Lived 1916-1975.
Some of the papers compiled by Cooke were destroyed by fire.
Art Theory and Historiography
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001