Printed material includes exhibition announcements, catalogs, clippings and magazines. There are a few books, including a copy of Anne Ryan's book of poetry, Lost Hills. Most of the periodicals include essays and stories written by Ryan. There are some printed materials such as postcards, travel brochures, clippings, and Spanish language learning books that date from Ryan's time in Spain.
The bulk of the materials are arranged by document type, but all the materials related to Spain is grouped together at the end of the series.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Anne Ryan papers, circa 1905-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.