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A Finding Aid to the Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010

Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010

Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 11.1 linear feet

Summary: The papers of abstract expressionist painter and playwright Paul Jenkins measure 11.1 linear feet and date from circa 1915 to 2010. Jenkins's career in New York and Paris is documented through biographical material, family papers, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, photographs of Jenkins in his studio and at various events, and original artwork by Jenkins and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Jenkins (1923-2012) was an abstract expressionist painter and playwright in New York, New York, and Paris, France.

Provenance

The papers were donated 2007-2009 and in 2012 by Paul and Suzanne Jenkins.

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