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John D. Graham papers, 1799-1988, bulk 1890-1961

How to Use This Collection

Exploring the Collection

This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the Digitized items icon icon.

A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.

Requesting Materials

You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.

Alternative Forms Available

The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2008 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. Materials that generally have not been scanned include photographs of works of art (except installation views), card files of handwritten essays for which there are typed versions, bank statements, and stocks and tax files.

microfilm reel 5049: available for use 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.

Restrictions on Use

Reel 5049: Museum of Modern Art, NY: John Graham Notebooks: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission of the Museum of Modern Art.

How to Cite This Collection

John D. Graham papers, 1799-1988, bulk 1890-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

The papers of John Graham in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2008. The bulk of Graham's papers have been scanned and total 13,475 images.