The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
General correspondence, 1931-1958; correspondence of the director, 1916-1958, of the curator, ca. 1929-1967, files of Clarence Ward, Director from 1917 until 1950 (much of it relating to lectures), and with dealers, 1941-1953; exhibition data, 1929-1963, including correspondence, lists, and miscellany; Charles F. Olney file, including a list of the Olney art collection; a photograph file; files on Joseph Cornell, Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, and William T. Wiley; financial ledgers, 1938-1955; Prentiss bequest material; and miscellany.
Allen Memorial Art Museum records, 1916-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 726-776 available through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio.
Campus art gallery of Oberlin College.
Lent 1973 by the Allen Memorial Art Museum.
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001