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Creator:
Haass, Lillian Henkel, 1879-1960  Search this
Names:
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Extent:
270 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1925-1960
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
President of the DIA Founder's Society, Art collector and patron.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Mrs. Constance McMath, daughter of Mrs. Haass.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.haaslill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-haaslill