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Ruth Jett papers, 1914-2014, bulk dates 1960s-1990s

Jett, Ruth M.


Collection Information

Size: 7.8 linear feet

Summary: The papers of Ruth Jett measure 8.0 linear feet and date from 1934-2014 with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Included are biographical material; administrative files; project files; personal and professional correspondence; photographs of Jett with friends, family, other artists and diginitaries; writings including ten diaries; and two VHS tapes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ruth Jett (1920-2014) was an art administrator and Director of the Cinque Gallery, New York, N.Y.


Donated 2018 by Juan Rodriguez, a friend of Jett.

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. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Ruth Jett papers, 1914-2014, bulk dates 1960s-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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