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Clinton Adams papers, 1934-2002

Adams, Clinton, 1918-2002

Painter, Printmaker, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 1.4 Linear feet; 3 Linear feet, Addition

Summary: Correspondence; exhibition catalogs; and photographs. Files of business correspondence include Lawrence Barrett (1977-1990), Bolton Brown, Howard Cook (1978-1985), Theodore Cuno (1978-1984), Adolf Dehn (1967-1988), and Fritz Scholder (1975-1990). Also included are 13 general lithography files.
ADDITION: Correspondence with galleries, universities, and artist June Wayne (1975-1999); printed material; published memoirs; and manuscript drafts of articles and lectures.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker, art administrator; Albuquerque, N.M., b. 1918; d. 2002


Donated 1990 and 1993 by Clinton Adams and in 2003 by Mary Adams, Clinton Adams' widow.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Clinton Adams papers, 1934-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.