0.2 linear ft. (partially filmed on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Letters, writings, printed material and original art work.
REELS 2006-2007: Letters from Robert Henri discussing painting, color theory, travel plans, and suggestions for Howard's studio, 1926-1928, and 23 letters from his wife, Marjorie, commenting on their work, his final illness, and estate settlement, 1926-1930; 4 letters from Violet Organ, Marjorie Henri's sister, about Marjorie's final illness, 1930; 2 letters from Emma Bellows, 1928; a letter and 2 original Christmas cards from Walt Kuhn, 1935-1941; Henri's typed explanantion of his color theory, with notes; a printed memorial to N. Rabilowitz by Henri and clippings on Henri; and miscellany.
UNMICROFILMED: A framed color chart painted by Robert Henri.
Loretta Hines Howard papers, 1926-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 2006-2007 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, New York City. Married to Howell Howard. Henri painted Loretta Howard's portrait, 1925.
Acquired through Eloise Spaeth [trustee].
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001