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Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930

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Creator:
Howe, Herbert Barber, 1882-1957
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Pictures, clippings, and engravings; including a clipping file of pictures of historic places and people; clippings and postcards of New York City and Battery Park reproduced from the Blair Collection (City Museum of New York); HARPER'S WEEKLY illustrations; stereoscopes of American monuments, architecture, sites, and the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876; 10 color wood engravings of the Philadelphia Exposition; 26 issues (a complete run) of the weekly PHOTOGRAPHIC SERIES: THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE BY SUNLIGHT, 1893 & 1894; a children's book from 1808, THE CRIES OF NEW-YORK; and miscellaneous exhibition catalogs and books.
Citation:
Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Herbert Barber Howe (1882-1957) was a clergyman, amateur historian, and author of history books. Taught contempory civilization at Columbia University, 1922-1938, editor for the WESTCHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL BULLETIN, 1947-1954, and a member of the Society of the Cincinnati and the Bedford Historical Society.
Provenance:
Donated 1958 by Howe's daughter, Jane Howe McGeary.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7952
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210120
AAA_collcode_howeherb
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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