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William Merritt Chase papers, circa 1890-1964

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 collection was digitized in 2014 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website.

Material lent for microfilming are available on 35mm microfilm reels N69-115, N69-119, N69-137 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment.

Restrictions on Use

The William Merritt Chase papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

How to Cite This Collection

William Merritt Chase papers, circa 1890-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

This site provides access to the papers of William Merritt Chase in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2014, and total 200 images.