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.
Exhibition catalogs, clippings, reproductions of paintings, articles and miscellaneous printed items pertaining to African American artists.
Harmon Foundation printed material, 1928-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm roll 75 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals transferred to NMAA Library's vertical file.
Harmon Foundation records located at: Library of Congress Manuscript Division; audio-visual materials at the National Archives.
The Harmon Foundation was created in 1925 by William E. Harmon to advance the recognition of artwork produced by unrecognized groups such as African Americans.
Transferred to the Smithsonian American Art Museum Library vertical files after microfilming.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001