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Abraham P. Hankins papers, 1935-1979

Creator:
Hankins, Abraham P., 1900-1963
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.22 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material; correspondence, mostly of Hankin's wife, Estelle Hankins; artwork including sketchbooks, loose sketches, drawings; writings, including a facsimile of Hankins annotated manuscript for "The Way to Art" privately published in 1979 by Dorothy Morgan Levin, the executor of Hankins' estate, and "Primer of Art"; photographs; and printed material including exhibition catalogs, documenting the career of teacher and painter Abraham Hankins.
Citation:
Abraham P. Hankins papers, 1935-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Abraham Hankins (1900-1963) was a teacher and painter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two of Hankins' paintings were purchased by Dr. Albert Barnes.
Provenance:
Donated 1964 by Mrs. Estelle Hankins, Abraham Hankins' widow, and in 2015 by Deborah Stone, whose mother Ruth Kirschner Stone received art work from her friend Dorothy Morgan Levin, executor of Hankins' estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Educators
Painters
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7649
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209812
AAA_collcode_hankabra
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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