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Paul Stewart Harris papers, 1930-1974

Creator:
Harris, Paul Stewart, 1906-  Search this
Harris, Paul Stewart, 1906-  Search this
Subject:
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village  Search this
J.B. Speed Art Museum  Search this
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7627
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209790
AAA_collcode_harrpaul
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209790

Paul Stewart Harris papers

Creator:
Harris, Paul Stewart, 1906-  Search this
Names:
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village  Search this
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum  Search this
J.B. Speed Art Museum  Search this
Extent:
8.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1974
Scope and Contents:
Files and 16 scrapbooks kept during Harris' tenure at various museums and participation in art organizations. Included are files on the Des Moines Association of Fine Arts, 1938-1940, containing material on the 1939 Worlds Fair and the WPA; the J.B. Speed Museum, 1950-1964, containing research material for Harris' FOURTEEN SEASONS OF ART ACCESSIONS IN KENTUCKY 1947-1960; the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, containing newsletters, executive committee meeting minutes, letters, budget reports, by-laws and printed material; the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, containing material on the Edison Institute; American Federation of the Arts, 1969-1972; and the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, 1973-1974.
Also included are eight volumes of study notes, syllabi and a bibliography from art history classes taken at Harvard University and New York University, 1930-1936.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator, museum director, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Ky., 1946-1962; deputy director Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1962-1967; director of collections, Henry Ford Museum, Michigan, 1967-1971.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 and 1982 by Paul Stewart Harris.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Museum directors  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.harrpaul
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harrpaul

Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum (NO-DROP)

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Box 3 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 5/2/1985 and 3/3/1999 memoranda; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-163, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa95-163-refidd1e1065

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