Elaine L. Johnson papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.johnelai
Creators:
Johnson, Elaine L.
Dates:
1957-1978
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence files regarding her work as an art consultant and author, 1971-1978; manuscripts and notes for a book on Jose Clemente Orozco; writings; transcripts of speeches and interviews; clippings; photos of Johnson; memorandum and a report from the Museum of Modern Art; and miscellany. Also included are 7 untranscribed cassette tapes of Johnson interviewing Jose Clemente Orozco's son, Clemente, and Miguel Ocampo, Alejandro Obregon, Emilio Sanchez and other Latin American artists, 1968-1970.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elaine L. Johnson (1928-1979) was a museum curator and art historian in New York City. Johnson was an associate curator of paintings and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York who wrote, "Contemporary Painters and Sculptors as Printmakers," 1966.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Alan W. Johnson, is Elaine Johnson's brother.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Related Materials
Elaine Johnson Papers are located at the The Museum of Modern Art Archives.

Keywords
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Art, Central American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sanchez, Emilio, 1921-1999 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Obregón, Alejandro, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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