The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Photographs of Kingman, his family, and his work; and a New Yorker article about him.
Dong Kingman papers, 1938-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel NDA 15 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Dong Kinman papers also at Syracuse University.
Dong Kingman (1911-2000) was a painter and illustrator from San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. Worked for the Works Progress Administration.
The lender, Lewis Ferbrache, collected papers for AAA from artists and administrators of the various government funded art programs of the Depression. It was part of a larger nation-wide, collecting project, "New Deal and the Arts."
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001