Jayna M. Josefson
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter Jennett Lam measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1954 to 1981. Found are artworks, biographical material, correspondence, photographs of Lam, of Louise Nevelson, and of works of art, and printed material. Also found is a copy of Lam's senior thesis on collage.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Archives of American Art also holds the Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists, 1918-1971, which contains multiple interviews with Lam.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.