Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
One letter from Paul Jenkins to Norman Bluhm, circa 1966, is ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
The papers of abstract expressionist painter and playwright Paul Jenkins measure 11.1 linear feet and date from circa 1915 to 2010. Jenkins's career in New York and Paris is documented through biographical material, family papers, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, photographs of Jenkins in his studio and at various events, and original artwork by Jenkins and others.
Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Entire (except oversize watercolors) Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from Suzanne or Paul Jenkins, c/o Imago Terrae, P.O. Box 286833, Yorkville Station, New York, N.Y. 10128
Also found at the Archives of American Art are an interview of Paul Jenkins, August 1969, conducted by Albert Elsen, and an oral history interview, 1968, conducted by Colette Roberts.
Paul Jenkins (1923-2012) was an abstract expressionist painter and playwright in New York, New York, and Paris, France.
The papers were donated 2007-2009 and in 2012 by Paul and Suzanne Jenkins.
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