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Joanne Leonard papers, circa 1970-2016

Leonard, Joanne, 1940-

Educator, Artist


Collection Information

Size: 15.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of photographer and educator Joanne Leonard document Leonard's personal and artistic life. The papers reflect her career and social circle geographically based in Michigan, where Leonard taught in the Department of Women's Studies / Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan. Included are correspondence with artists, in particular women and photographers; exhibition and project files; writings including manuscripts and journals; ohotographs; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joanne Leonard (1940- ) is a photographer and professor of art and women's studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Donated 2016 and 2018 by Joanne Leonard.

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.

3 bxs, #15-17, correspondence project: "Sisters: A Complex Destiny" including correspondence between Joanne Leonard and Eleanor Rubin ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission

Restrictions on Use

The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.

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How to Cite This Collection

Joanne Leonard papers, circa 1970-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.