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The Whitney Museum of American Art collects, preserves, and makes accessible the institution’s historical records and manages the Museum’s Records Management Program. Materials in the archives document the origins, development, and activities of the Museum and reflect the mission and history of the institution.

The archival collections available for research include Institutional Archives, Research Collections, and Manuscript Collections. Finding aids are available for the Director’s Files, Exhibition Records and the Edward and Josephine Hopper Research Collection. Other processed collections available for research are also listed below.

Access to the Archives


research collections

manuscript collections