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American Folk Art Museum Publication Files

 Record Group
Identifier: A0001-4

Scope and Contents

The collection is primarily photographs from the publications listed. Some of the photographs have caption information written on the verso.


  • 1972 - 2007

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to sensitive materials may be restricted at the discretion of the American Folk Art Museum.

Conditions Governing Use

The American Folk Art Museum Publication Files are owned by the American Folk Art Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws, and is dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship.

Historical Note

The American Folk Art Musuem, then called the Museum of American Folk Art, published a series of books in partnership with the Dutton Publishing Company beginning in the 1970s. This collection primarily consists of the photographs and other images featured in the publications listed.


8 linear feet (16 standard document cases)

Language of Materials



The collection is organized chronologically by the date of publication of the book, and then chronologically by the order that the photographs appear.

A Guide to the American Folk Art Museum Publication Files
Mimi Lester
March 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the American Folk Art Museum Archives Repository

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