Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.yoorjan
Creators:
Yoors, Jan
Dates:
1956-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Copies of letters; photographs of Yoors; catalogs, announcements, and other printed material; film production manual and book, "Only One New York" (Simon & Schuster, 1965) containing photographs by Yoors; manuscripts of Yoors's books, "Gypsies of Spain," "The Gypsies," and "Crossing"; color slides of Yoors's work; contact sheets; drawings on index cards; and Christmas cards.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jan Yoors (1922-1977) was a weaver, tapestry designer, photographer, painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and writer in New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated November 11, 1978 by Marianne Yoors, Jan Yoor's widow.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weavers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Textile designers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weavers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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