Syllabus and notes from a museum course taught by Paul J. Sachs at the Fogg Art Museum, "Fine Arts 15a: Museum Work and Museum Problems," 41 meetings, Oct. 5, 1931- April 18, 1932 (mimeographed), collected by Howland when he was a student in this class at Harvard University; and a pamphlet "The Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University," by Richard J. Bach, undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, lecturer, museum administrator, preservationist; Washington, D.C. Publications include Architecture of Baltimore, A Pictorial History, 1953 and Greek Lamps and Their Survivals, 1966. President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1956-1960 and Chairman of the Department of Civil History, Smithsonian Institution, 1960-1967.
Donated 1979 by Dr. Richard H. Howland.
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This accession consists of correspondence, lecture files, tour records, and other miscellaneous materials related to Richard Hubbard Howland's professional activities
and membership in several international societies and organizations. Also included are photographs depicting Howland, his family and friends, as well as Smithsonian Institution