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Ary Stillman papers, 1924-1979

Ary Stillman papers, 1924-1979

Stillman, Ary, 1891-1967


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (microfilmed on 4 reels)

Unmicrofilmed: 2 videocassettes.

Summary: Printed material, photographs, correspondence, reminiscences, diaries, and videotapes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Born in Russia, he emigrated to the United States at the turn of the century.


Material on reels 99-100 and 1773 (fr. 5-57) donated 1967 and 1980 by Frances Stillman, Ary Stillman's widow and president of the Stillman- Lack Foundation (; she donated the videos in 1985. Material on reel 1772 and the scrapbook on reel 1773 were lent for microfilming by the Stillman-Lack Foundation, 1980.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1772 and scrapbook on reel 1773: Originals in the Stillman-Lack Foundation (, Houston, Tex.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 99-100 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

microfilm reel 1772 Unavailable through interlibrary loan until restriction is lifted.

microfilm reel 1773 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Reel 1772: ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Ary Stillman papers, 1924-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.