Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Correspondence, research files and writings, book project and exhibition files, photographs, printed material (5.0 linear feet) , and audio-visual material (1.0 linear feet) documenting the career of Jimmy Ernst as a visual artist as well as his personal relationships with family and friends.
Jimmy Ernst papers, 1920-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Also found in the Archives are the Max and Dorothea Ernst letters concerning Max Ernst's American citizenship status (photocopies) microfilmed on reel 3829.
Jimmy Ernst (1920-1984) was a painter living in East Hampton, N.Y.
Donated 2012 by Amy Louise Ernst, Jimmy Ernst's daughter.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001