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A Finding Aid to the William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964

William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964

Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961

Curator, Lawyer

Collection Information

Size: 20.6 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence, writings, notes, and photographs; and Ivins family papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum curator, director; New York, N.Y. Lawyer, 1907-1916; Curator of Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916-1946; Honorary Curator of Prints, Pierpont Morgan Library, 1938- ; Assistant Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933-1938; Acting Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1938-1940.

Provenance

Donated 1977-1983 by Barbara Ivins, daughter of William Ivins, Jr.