Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
A majority of the collection contains printed material relating to the career of Buffie Johnson as a painter. Also included is biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, photographs of Johnson, her work and friends, and writings by Johnson and others.
Buffie Johnson papers, 1938-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The donor, Jenny Johnson Skyes, retains copyright for that which she may own.
Buffie Johnson (1912-2006) was a painter in New York.
Donated 1972 and 1980 by Buffie Johnson and in 2016 by Jenny Johnson Sykes, Johnson's daughter.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001