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Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949

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

The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2006 and 2009 and is available on the Archives of American Art website. Materials that generally have not been digitized include medical records and records of routine financial transactions; duplicate originals and copies; negatives and slides; and large groups of news clippings. For many publications, such as books, catalogs, and pamphlets, only the cover Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records AAA.kuhnwalt Page 2 of 93 and title pages have been digitized; complete publications are available by appointment. The 2015 accession has not been digitized. Portions of the collection are available on microfilm reels D72-73, D240-D242, D344- D350, 912-916, 1191, 1607-1616, and 2917-2918 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

This site provides access to the bulk of the Walt Kuhn, Walt Kuhn family papers and Armory Show records . These were digitized in 2006, and total 31,198 images.