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Jerry L. Thompson papers, circa 1970-2016

Thompson, Jerry L., 1945-



Collection Information

Size: 5.8 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of photographer Jerry L. Thompson measure 5.8 linear feet and date from 1970-2016, Included are color transparencies (mostly 8 x 10 and 4 x 5), black and white and color photographs, negatives and digital images of works of art and of artists by Jerry L. Thompson. Also included is small amount of correspondence and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jerry L. Thompson (1945- ) is a professional photographer in New York, New York who photographed works of art and artists for many museums, artists, galleries, and foundations. Thompson served as photographer in residence in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum from 1983-84 and was an instructor and assistant professor at Yale University from 1973-80.


Donated 2017- 2019 by Jerry L. Thompson.

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. Use of born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Jerry L. Thompson papers, circa 1970-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.