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Buffie Johnson papers, 1938-1991

Buffie Johnson papers, 1938-1991

Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006


Collection Information

Size: 5.8 linear feet

Summary: A majority of the collection contains printed material relating to the career of Buffie Johnson as a painter. Also included is 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.

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

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