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How To Use This Collection | A Finding Aid to the Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush Family papers, circa 1860-1985 | Digitized Collection

Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush Family papers, circa 1860-1985

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

This site provides access to the papers of Nancy Douglas Bowditch in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2011, and total 9,056 images.

Generally, materials not scanned include duplicates, blank pages and versos, and drafts and edits of Nancy Douglas Bowditch's biography, "The Joyous Painter."

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush Family papers, circa 1860-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

This site provides access to the papers of Nancy Douglas Bowditch in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2011. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 9,056 images.