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John Whorf papers, [ca. 1880-1961]

John Whorf papers, [ca. 1880-1961]

Whorf, John, 1903-1959


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; sketches and pages from a sketchbook; drawings; certificates; notes; a book; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Provincetown, Mass.


Materials on reel 1052 lent for microfilming 1975 by Nancy Whorf Kelly, Whorf's daughter. Portions were subquently donated along with unmicrofilmed material, 1983.

Location of Originals

  • Some items on reel 1052: Originals retained by Nancy Whorf Kelly.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1052 available from 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. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

John Whorf papers, [ca. 1880-1961]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.