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Kimberly Camp papers, 1970-2015

Camp, Kimberly, 1956-

Painter, Dollmaker, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 5 Linear feet

Summary: The Kimberly Camp papers include biographical material, writings, works of art, audiovisual material, and printed material relating to the career of Kimberly Camp as an artist and arts administrator.
Biographical material includes appointment books. Writings consist of manuscript drafts for "Defending the Dead: The Totally True Story of the Barnes Transformation" (not yet published) and notebooks and sketchbooks about her art and career as an arts administrator. Audio visual material includes 18 audio cassettes and 39 VHS video cassettes containing interviews or lectures given by Camp as well as assorted recordings related to her work. Printed material relates to Camp's position as an arts administrator.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kimberly Camp (1956-) is an African American painter, dollmaker, and arts administrator in Collingswood, New Jersey. Camp was executive director of the Barnes Foundation from 1999-2005.


Donated 2016 by Kimberly Camp.

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.

Manuscript drafts for Defending the Dead: The Totally True Story of the Barnes Transformation are ACCESS RESTRICTED; Use requires written permission. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

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

How to Cite This Collection

Kimberly Camp papers, 1970-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.