The collection is arranged as 10 series. Series 1: Biographical material , 1933-1989 (1 linear foot; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1914-1994 (4.5 linear feet; Box 2-6) Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1930-1993 (4.5 linear feet; Box 6-10, OV 57) Series 4: Teaching Files, 1941-1991 (1.5 linear feet; Box 10-12) Series 5: Project Files, 1940-1993 (3.5 linear feet; Box 12-16) Series 6: Professional Files, 1939-1994 (13.1 linear feet; Box 16-28, OV 58, 60) Series 7: Research and Subject Files, 1938-1998 (8.0 linear feet; Box 28-36) Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1941-1993 (15.6 linear feet; Box 37-51, OV 58-60) Series 9: Printed Material, 1944-1993 (4.2 linear feet; Box 52-56) Series 10: Photographs, 1911-1991 (0.5 linear feet; Box 56)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of curator, gallery director, educator, and Latin American art historian Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1994. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, teaching and project files, professional files, research files, exhibition and subject files, printed material, and photographs.
Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview conducted by Francis V. O'Connor with Stanton L. Catlin from July 1 to September 14, 1989.<br /> The University of Texas at Austin holds a significant collection of Stanton Loomis Catlin's papers, some of which are duplicates of the papers held by the Archives of American Art.
Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) was a curator, gallery director, educator, art historian, and expert on Latin American Art.
The collection is in English and Spanish.
The collection was donated from 1992 to 1995 to by Stanton L. Catlin.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001