Documents within this subseries include notebooks and journals that detail folk art purchases, photographs and slides of works, correspondence with individuals, museums, and organizations, invoices for purchases of art work, inventory lists, and miscellaneous printed material. Arrangement of the subseries is alphabetical by subject heading. Documents within folders are arranged chronologically by year, with the exception of the notebooks. The notebooks are erratic in their chronological order and include overlapping years
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The Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers, 1848, 1916-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.