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Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984

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 Digitized items icon icon.

A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.

Requesting Materials

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

The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2008 and is available online via AAA's website. The Jackson Pollock papers and photographs from the Lee Krasner papers were scanned from originals. The bulk of the Lee Krasner papers were digitized from 7 reels of microfilm.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

The papers of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2006 and 2008. The bulk of the Jackson Pollock papers and photographs from the Lee Krasner papers were scanned from originals and total 15,138 images. The bulk of the Lee Krasner papers were digitized from 7 reels of microfilm.