Additional Resources

Learn more through additional content developed by the Archives. Resources include curated groupings of collection materials and surveys of the art-related archival materials held by other repositories. 

Listen to podcasts of oral history interviews produced by the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art.

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Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.


Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.