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William Christenberry papers, circa 1917-2018

Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Citation:
William Christenberry papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21732
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)398693
AAA_collcode_chriswill
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_398693

Interview with Bill Christenberry and Interview with Clair List

Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Swift, Mary, 1929-2022  Search this
Subject:
List, Clair  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1980 January 11
Citation:
William Christenberry and Mary Swift. Interview with Bill Christenberry and Interview with Clair List, 1980 January 11. Mary Swift papers, 1973-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)23350
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Mary Swift papers, 1973-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_23350

Interview with Bill Christenberry

Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Swift, Mary, 1929-2022  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1978 December
Citation:
William Christenberry and Mary Swift. Interview with Bill Christenberry, 1978 December. Mary Swift papers, 1973-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)23351
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Mary Swift papers, 1973-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_23351

Interview with William Christenberry for Washington Review on the Arts radio series

Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Wittenberg, Clarissa K.  Search this
Subject:
Swift, Mary  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1978 December 12
Citation:
William Christenberry and Clarissa K. Wittenberg. Interview with William Christenberry for Washington Review on the Arts radio series, 1978 December 12. Mary Swift papers, 1973-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)23453
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Mary Swift papers, 1973-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_23453

Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 2010 March 3-31

Interviewee:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
Foresta, Merry A. (Merry Amanda)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 2010 March 3-31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Photographers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15884
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)295753
AAA_collcode_christ10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_295753
Online Media:

Oral history interview with William Christenberry

Interviewee:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
Foresta, Merry A.  Search this
Extent:
82 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 March 3-31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Christenberry conducted 2010 March 3 and 31, by Merry Foresta, for the Archives of American Art, at Christenberry's studio, in Washington, D.C.
Biographical / Historical:
William Christenberry (1936-2016) was a photographer, painter, sculptor and teacher in Washington, D.C. Merry Foresta is a curator in Washington, D.C.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 43 min.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the William Christenberry papers, 1960-2018 and an oral history interview with William Christenberry conducted by Buck Pennington, January 17, 1983.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Painters -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Photographers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.christ10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bc152051-6031-4b31-b487-17db27e6f514
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-christ10
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Southern Wall, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Christenberry, William 1936-2016  Search this
Medium:
Assemblage: corrugated tin, lumber, weathered barn siding, collected outdoor signs, window, photographs
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States General Services Administration Art-in-Architecture Program 18th & F Streets Washington District of Columbia 20506
Located Federal Building Facade Jackson Mississippi
Date:
Completed July 1979
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Detail  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75002845
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_5196

Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 1983 January 17

Interviewee:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
Pennington, Estill Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 1983 January 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11839
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212601
AAA_collcode_christ83
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212601

Nancy Drysdale Gallery records

Creator:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery  Search this
Names:
Brook Alexander Editions  Search this
Crown Point Press  Search this
Tyler Graphics, Ltd.  Search this
Bartlett, Jennifer, 1941-  Search this
Burton, Scott  Search this
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Clapsaddle, Jerry, 1941-  Search this
Drysdale, Nancy McIntosh, 1931-  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-  Search this
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-2022  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Mangold, Robert, 1937-  Search this
Puryear, Martin, 1941-  Search this
Scully, Sean, 1945-  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tracy, Michael, 1943-  Search this
Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004  Search this
Wegman, William  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Date:
1971-1996
Summary:
The records of the Nancy Drysdale Gallery measure 9.0 linear feet and span the years 1971 to 1996. The bulk of the collection comprises artist files that document the gallery's relations with 67 artists, many of whom were represented by the gallery.
Scope and Content Note:
This collection measures 9.0 linear feet and dates from 1971 to 1996. The bulk of the collection comprises artist files that document the gallery's relationships with 67 artists, many of whom were represented, or whose work was handled by, the gallery. In addition to artist files, the collection contains exhibition files, printed material, and publishers files.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as four series reflecting the original arrangement imposed by the Gallery.

Missing Title

Series 1: Group Exhibition Files, 1978-1994 (Box 1, 0.5 linear ft.)

Series 2: Fine Art Publishers Files, 1972-1995 (Boxes 1-2, 1.5 linear ft.)

Series 3: Artist Files, 1971-1996 (Boxes 2-9, 7 linear ft.)

Series 4: Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1993-1994 (Box 9, 1 folder)
Historical Note:
When colleague Max Protetch moved to New York City in 1976, his gallery at 2151 P Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., became the Protetch-McIntosh Gallery under his successor, Cincinnati dealer, Nancy McIntosh Drysdale. Drysdale then moved the gallery to 406 7th Street, N.W., and changed the name to the McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery. Several years later, Drysdale vacated the 7th Street address and operated as a private dealer before opening the Nancy Drysdale Gallery at 2103 O Street, N.W., in 1991.
Provenance:
The records of the Nancy Drysdale Gallery were donated to the Archives of American Art by Nancy Drysdale in 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for resesarch. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Washington (D.C.)
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Citation:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery records, 1971-1996 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.nancdryg
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Nancy Drysdale Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94d447496-6e05-47a8-b1a1-dfeb24920bf9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nancdryg
Online Media:

House and home : spirits of the South / Max Belcher, Beverly Buchanan, and William Christenberry ; curated by Jock Reynolds

Author:
Belcher, Max  Search this
Buchanan, Beverly 1940-  Search this
Christenberry, William 1936-2016  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Physical description:
100 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Southern States
Date:
1994
©1994
Topic:
Vernacular architecture  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
TR647.B3586 R4 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468623

Articles and Newspaper Clippings

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 49-51
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960-2017
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 5: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93f74b95b-9634-4998-86f9-b1eb6748ddd4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref119

Artwork, 1960s-1990s

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 6: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97270fafa-f1c1-4879-9e71-b552e27787b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref141

Sketches, "Dream Building"

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 35
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 2004
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 7: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92d124d43-75d5-4df7-a681-4490afe72421
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref152

Tape 7, Christenberry; Tape 8, Christenberry Home

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Extent:
2 Videocassettes (BetacamSP)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images [31027000878682]
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
1995 August 14
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 8: Recorded Materials / 8.1: William A. Christenberry, Jr.: A Portrait (1997), Staniski, Stanley J.
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw976bd5491-aa05-4bba-adbe-696b9c98633e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref160

Tape 27, Christenberry; Tape 28, Duke University

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Extent:
2 Videocassettes (BetacamSP)
Container:
Box 5, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images [31027000878690]
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
1995 October 18; 1995 November 21
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 8: Recorded Materials / 8.1: William A. Christenberry, Jr.: A Portrait (1997), Staniski, Stanley J.
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9de21a000-2bf8-4e53-b6fc-3680c2b6d35c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref170

Brooks Museum

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2003-2011
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 2: Gallery and Museum Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9642b99c6-afee-4e47-ad43-0a53188ba117
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref37

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2002-2008
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 2: Gallery and Museum Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw948f45f9c-cb79-4c93-b68f-c59e3a07c96b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref47

Phillips Collection

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 53
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1996-1997, 2008
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 2: Gallery and Museum Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9508b5eb5-fb51-425a-b6d7-18fd23dc1647
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref62

Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 57
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-2014
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 2: Gallery and Museum Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94a1f8152-efa6-4db9-9ded-cfe8cc079a64
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref66

Aperture Foundation

Collection Creator:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1993-2011
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
William Christenberry Papers, circa 1917-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Christenberry papers
William Christenberry papers / Series 3: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97f6bb619-0ea4-4cdc-bd60-16dbe356c2e9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriswill-ref69

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