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Johnson, Ellen H., 1910-1992  Search this
Johnson, Ellen H., 1910-1992  Search this
Hesse, Eva  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Wilke, Wendell  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick  Search this
Saunders, David  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Tacha, Athena  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Dine, Jim  Search this
American-Scandinavian Foundation  Search this
Oberlin College  Search this
College Art Association (U.S.)  Search this
Allen Memorial Art Museum  Search this
Ossabaw Island (Ga.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
60.3 Linear feet
The Ellen Hulda Johnson papers are arranged into seven series: Series 1: Personal Papers, circa 1905-2009 (5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, 56-59) Series 2: Correspondence, 1927-2009 (5.5 linear feet; Boxes 3-7, 60) Series 3: Writing and Research Projects, 1872, 1932-1994 (15.5 linear feet; Boxes 7-20, 56, 61-62) Series 4: Subject Files, 1930-1993 (5 linear feet; Boxes 21-25, 62) Series 5: Teaching Files, 1928-1989 (6 linear feet; Boxes 26-31, 62) Series 6: Professional and Curatorial Files, 1936-1991 (6 linear feet; Boxes 32-37, 56) Series 7: Artists Files, 1935-1992 (18.3 linear feet; Boxes 37-55, 62)
Access Note / Rights:
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The papers of art historian, art critic, author, librarian and educator Ellen Hulda Johnson measure 60.3 linear feet and date from 1872-2018, with the bulk of the material dating from 1921-1992. The papers include biographical materials; personal and family files; personal, professional, and business correspondence; extensive research and writing files; teaching files; subject files; professional and curatorial files; and artists' files. Johnson's papers reflect the full range of her career, interests, and close relationships with many artists.
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Use Note:
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Related Materials:
Papers of Ellen H. Johnson, 1933-1992, are also located at Oberlin College Archives. Shortly after aquisition, the Archives transferred Ellen Hulda Johnson's vertical file (16 linear feet) of clippings, press releases, and exhibition announcements to the library of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery.
Biography Note:
Ellen Hulda Johnson (1910-1992) was an art historian, critic, and professor who worked and taught at Oberlin College in Ohio for most of her career.
Language Note:
English .
The Ellen Hulda Johnson papers were donated in 1994, 1998, and 2019 by the estate of Ellen Hulda Johnson via exectutor Athena Tacha.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art