Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.johnray
Creators:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995
Dates:
1970-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two collages by Johnson; an illustrated letter to Sylvia Wilkinson Murphy, editor of the MICHIGAN ART JOURNAL, May 6, 1976; a photograph of William Carlos Williams' hand; and printed material concerning the New York Correspondence School, 1970-1981.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collage artist and painter; Locust Valley, New York. In 1962 Johnson founded the New York Correspondence School, a one-man art movement.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 and 1981 by Ray Johnson.

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.

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Repository Contact
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