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James E. Allen papers, 1921-1949

Allen, James E., 1894-1964



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (109 items on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, including letters from artists Dean Cornwell, Harvey Dunn, Howard N. Cook, and writers Carl E. Freeman, Herbert Ravenel Sass, and Richard Wetjin; six sketchbooks; one notebook on etching; 27 photographs of Allen and his friends, studio, and work, included among the photos is one of Allen sketching; and exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Etcher, lithographer; Larchmont, New York.


Donated 1972 by Mrs. James Allen, widow of Allen.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 324 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

James E. Allen papers, 1921-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.