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How To Use This Collection | A Finding Aid to the Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001 | Digitized Collection

Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001

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 Lipchitz's personal papers were digitized in 2012 and are available via the Archives of American Art's website. Blank pages, blank versos of photographs, photographs of artwork, duplicates, selected financial documents, and records concerning the Lipchitz sculpture catalogue raisonnÔe project have not been scanned. In many cases, only the cover, title page, and relevant pages have been scanned from published materials. The Bruce Bassett series has not been scanned.

Some of the audiovisual recordings in the Bruce Bassett series have been digitized for research access. Refer to the detailed collection description for further details.

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

Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

This site provides access to the papers of Jacques Lipchitz and Bruce Bassett concerning Jacques Lipchitz in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2012. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 12,803 images.