The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Printed material, clippings, and letters regarding Haass's gifts to the Detroit Institute of Arts, her resignation as President of the DIA Founder's Society and her involvement with the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit; two letters from Mrs. John Carroll and one letter from Frank Rehn about Carroll's painting "Mother and Two Children" and letters to Haass from artists and connoisseurs such as John Pappas, F. Carlos Lopez, Sarkis Sarkisian, Victor Heiser, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Charles Sheeler and Lionello Venturi; photographs, and business records.
Lillian Henkel Haass papers, 1925-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 880 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Constance McMath, after microfilming.
President of the DIA Founder's Society, Art collector and patron.
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Mrs. Constance McMath, daughter of Mrs. Haass.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001