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Creator:
Johnson, Ellen H. (Ellen Hulda), 1910-1992  Search this
Subject:
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Wilke, Wendell  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Hesse, Eva  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Tacha, Athena  Search this
Saunders, David  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Dine, Jim  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick  Search this
Allen Memorial Art Museum  Search this
College Art Association (U.S.)  Search this
Oberlin College  Search this
American-Scandinavian Foundation  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
60.3 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington D.C. Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of art historian, art critic, author, librarian, and educator Ellen Hulda Johnson measure 60.3 linear feet and date from 1872-1994, with the bulk of the material dating from 1921-1992. The papers include biographical materials; personal and family files; personal, professional, and business correspondence; extensive research and writing files; teaching files; subject files; professional and curatorial files; and artists' files. Johnson's papers reflect the full range of her career, interests, and close relationships with many artists. There is a 5.0 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2019. Included are biographical material; correspondence; teaching and lecture files; financial and legal records; photographs of artists, events, and travels; sketchbooks; and video cassette tapes of events.
Citation:
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-1994, bulk 1921-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian's Collection Care and Preservation Fund.
Related Materials:
Shortly after aquisition, the Archives transferred Ellen Hulda Johnson's vertical file (16 linear feet) of clippings, press releases, and exhibition announcements to the library of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery.
Biography Note:
Ellen Hulda Johnson (1910-1992) was an art historian, critic, and professor who worked and taught at Oberlin College in Ohio for most of her career.
Provenance:
The Ellen Hulda Johnson papers were donated in 1994, 1998 and 2019 by the estate of Ellen Hulda Johnson via exectutor Athena Tacha.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Ossabaw Island (Ga.)  Search this
Librarians  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Educators  Search this
Authors  Search this
Artist colonies  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Art, Scandinavian  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6514
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215772
AAA_collcode_johnelle
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215772