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James A. Ernst scrapbooks, circa 1931-1986

Ernst, James A., 1916-1989

Painter, Writer, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1.5 Linear feet

Summary: Five scrapbooks containing correspondence, printed material, photographs, sketches, awards regarding the career of painter, illustrator, and writer James A. Ernst.

Biographical/Historical Note

James A. Ernst (1916-1989) was a painter, illustrator, and writer in New York, N.Y.


Donated 2017 by David Ernst, James A. Ernst's nephew.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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

James A. Ernst scrapbooks, circa 1931-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.