Delaware Art Museum - Helen Farr Sloan Library and Archives
Scope and Contents Note Organization of the Collection Description of the Collection Background of the Howard Pyle Manuscript Collection After the death of Howard Pyle, a memorial exhibition of his work was held in Wilmington in March, 1912. At the same time a spontaneous movement was started to acquire a public collection of his pictures. About eighty paintings and pen drawings were purchased by general subscription, and the Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts was founded and empowered to act a ...