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Marion Sanford and Cornelia Chapin papers, 1929-1988

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

Nine reels of motion picture film in this collection have been preserved and also copied to video for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices. Projection prints of these films are also available for use in accordance with the Archives of American Art's collection loan policies.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Marion Sanford and Cornelia Chapin papers, 1929-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

This site provides access to the papers of Marion Sanford and Cornelia Chapin in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,415 images.