How to Use This Collection
Exploring the Collection
This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the icon.
A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.
You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.
Alternative Forms Available
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2022 and is available on the Archives of American Art website. Items not digitized include blank versos of photographs, and the full text of exhibition catalogs and a directory for which only front covers, title pages, and other relevant pages have been digitized.
Access copies of born-digital records are not online and are available at the Archives of American Art offices.
Restrictions on Access
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 in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Restrictions on Use
How to Cite This Collection
Bardene Allen papers, circa 1965-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
This site provides access to the papers of Bardene Allen in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2022, and total 950 images.