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Research & Reference Services
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Help Using our Collections
The Archives of American Art has discontinued interlibrary lending of microfilm. In place of ILL, researchers will be able to directly request digitization of microfilm reels through our Digitization on Demand service.
Help Growing and Preserving Collections
Review the Archives’ internal procedures and guidelines for processing, arranging, and maintaining archival collections.
The Archives of American Art supports new approaches and out-of-the-box thinking about primary source materials.
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Original material can be consulted by appointment in our Washington, D.C. Headquarters.
Select holdings are available on microfilm at the Archives' offices in Washington, D.C. and at our New York Office.
Copies of unrestricted microfilm materials can be obtained through one of our affiliated research centers.
Internship, fellowship, and volunteer opportunities provide students and lifelong learners with the ability to contribute to the study and preservation of visual arts records in America.