Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Correspondence, writings, notes, and photographs; and Ivins family papers.
William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Museum curator, director; New York, N.Y. Lawyer, 1907-1916; Curator of Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916-1946; Honorary Curator of Prints, Pierpont Morgan Library, 1938- ; Assistant Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933-1938; Acting Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1938-1940.
Donated 1977-1983 by Barbara Ivins, daughter of William Ivins, Jr.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001