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Ida Jervis papers, 1963-1970

Jervis, Ida



Collection Information

Size: 3.4 linear feet

Summary: Photographs, writings, three scrapbooks, and printed material relating to photographer and puppeteer, Ida Jervis, mostly involving artists and art organizations mostly from the Washington, D.C. area.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ida Jervis (1917-2014) was a photographer and puppeteer in Washington, D.C. Jervis' photographs were featured in Jewish Week of Washington and other publications.


Scrapbook on reel 4973 lent by Ida Jervis, and the remainder donated 1994 by Jervis and in 2014 by Margie Jervis, Ida Jervis' daughter.

Location of Originals

  • Scrapbook containing printed material and photographs taken by Ida Jervis of the Now Festival held in Washington, D.C., April 26-May 1, 1966, reel 4973: Original retruned to the lender, Ida Jervis, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4973 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Ida Jervis papers, 1963-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.