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Dong Kingman papers, 1938-1942

Kingman, Dong, 1911-2000

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 22 Items

Summary: Photographs of Kingman, his family, and his work; and a New Yorker article about him.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dong Kingman (1911-2000) was a Chinese American painter and illustrator based in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. Kingman taught at Columbia University and Hunter College. He worked for the Works Progress Administration.


The lender, Lewis Ferbrache, collected papers for AAA from artists and administrators of the various government funded art programs of the Depression. It was part of a larger nation-wide, collecting project, "New Deal and the Arts."

Related Materials

Dong Kinman papers also at Syracuse University.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 15 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Dong Kingman papers, 1938-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.