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A Finding Aid to the Buffie Johnson papers, circa 1920-2010

Buffie Johnson papers, circa 1920-2010

Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 3.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York-based painter Buffie Johnson measure 3.4 linear feet and date from circa 1920-2010. While the collection is primarily composed of printed materials that document her career and exhibition history, a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, writings, exhibition and project files, and photographic material provide more in depth documentation of her personal and professional life.

Biographical/Historical Note

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

Provenance

Donated to Archives of American Art in 1972 and 1980 by Buffie Johnson and in 2016 by Johnson's daughter, Jenny Johnson Sykes.

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