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Biographical material, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, exhibition materials, clippings and miscellaneous printed material concerning Herbert.
Reel 1327: Photographs of Herbert, his works and models; photographs from a scrapbook of World War II posters for the U.S. Office of War Information and a portion of a scrapbook of the Meeting Place Gallery (containing photographs of works, a list of artists and biographical sketches).
Unmicrofilmed: Correspondence; sketches; notes; notes and drafts for proposed publications on composition design; three scrapbooks and three journals of The Meeting Place Gallery; a scrapbook of his graphics and magazine illustrations, and a scrapbook of clippings on education; exhibition information; price lists; clippings; printed miscellany; a diploma; and two photographs of Herbert.
James D. Herbert papers, 1950-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1327 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Writer and graphic artist; Providence, Rhode Island. Full name James Drummond Herbert. Born 1896. Died 1970.
The donor, Elizabeth Herbert, is the widow of James D. Herbert.
Lives of American Artists
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