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Hereward Lester Cooke Foundation records, 1973-1989

Creator:
Hereward Lester Cooke Foundation
Subject:
Cooke, Hereward Lester
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.6 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:
Files on the history of the foundation, sponsors, trustees, and advisory committees; declaration of trust and by-laws; appeal letters, 1974-1989; letters to the advisory committee, 1974-1988; press releases and publicity; financial statements, 1974-1987; application forms; correspondence with applicants; records of applications, 1976-1988; letters of regret to applicants; letters confirming awards; files on 46 Cooke Fellows, 1975-1988; and miscellany.
Citation:
Hereward Lester Cooke Foundation records, 1973-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Ca. 1,000 files on rejected applicants located at National Museum of American Art Library, Vertical Files.
Biography Note:
Arts foundation, Washington, D.C. Supported "visual artists in mid-career." Founded in honor of Hereward Lester Cooke, an artist and Curator of Painting at the National Gallery of Art.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by W.T.M. Beale, a trustee of the Foundation who maintained the records from its inception.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Middle aged persons
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10447
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213852
AAA_collcode_herelest
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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