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Buffie Johnson papers, circa 1920-2010

Buffie Johnson papers, circa 1920-2010

Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006


Collection Information

Size: 3.4 linear feet

Summary: A majority of the collection contains printed material relating to the career of Buffie Johnson as a painter. Also included is scattered biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, photographs of Johnson, her work and friends, and writings by Johnson and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Buffie Johnson (1912-2006) was a painter in New York.


Donated 1972 and 1980 by Buffie Johnson and in 2016 by Jenny Johnson Sykes, Johnson's daughter.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

The donor, Jenny Johnson Sykes, retains copyright for that which she may own.

How to Cite This Collection

Buffie Johnson papers, circa 1920-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.