Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930
Howe, Herbert Barber, 1882-1957
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0.6 linear ft.
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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.
Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Donated 1958 by Howe's daughter, Jane Howe McGeary.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001