The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Files kept by Smith on sculptors whom he contacted to do sculptures for his employer, the Taubman Company, Southfield, Mich. Files contain photographs, correspondence, some exhibition catalogs, and a few chronologies. Sculptors represented include Bruce Beasley, William Crutchfield, Josefa Filkosky, Richard Lippold, Jim Pallas, Buky Schwartz, Ernest Trova, Wen-Ying Tsai, and DeWain Valentine.
James B. Smith papers, 1970-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1159 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, James B. Smith, after microfilming, 1976.
Architect; Southfield, Mich.
Lent for microfilming 1976 by James B. Smith.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001