There are teaching notes and an artist statement by John Outterbridge, as well as typescript drafts of articles. There are also a few student papers and poems written by others.
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The John Outterbridge papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
John Outterbridge papers, 1953-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.