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John Steuart Curry and Curry family papers, 1848-1999

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 papers of John Steuart Curry and the Curry Family in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2007, and total 10872 images.

Types of materials not digitized or partially digitized include published books and pamphlets, personal financial records unrelated to artwork, photographs of works of art, estate files related to projects and exhibitions dated after 1985, duplicate items, and copies.

Materials lent for microfilming are available on 35mm microfilm reels 164-168 and 4574-4576 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Access to undigitized portions requires an appointment.

Restrictions on Use

The John Steuart Curry papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

How to Cite This Collection

John Steuart Curry and Curry family papers, 1848-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

The papers of John Steuart Curry and the Curry Family in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2007. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 10,868 images.