How to Use This Collection
Exploring the Collection
This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the icon.
A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.
You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.
Alternative Forms Available
This site provides access to the papers of Esther McCoy in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2010-2011, and total 920 images.
Many of the sound recordings of interviews were digitized in 2009 and are available for use by appointment. McCoy's film Dodge House 1916 was preserved in 2011; a video copy is available for research access, and a projection print is available for loan according to the Archives of American Art's loan policies.
Restrictions on Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual recordings without access copies requires advance notice.
Restrictions on Use
How to Cite This Collection
Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
This site provides access to the papers of Esther McCoy in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2010. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 75,523 images.