Since 1954, the Archives has collected roughly 16 million letters, photographs, diaries, oral history interviews, sketches, scrapbooks, business records, and other documents that support the study of the history of the visual arts in America.
The BPCL, founded in 1969 and dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of research materials on American popular culture (post 1876), is the most comprehensive repository of its kind in the United States.
Norman Rockwell Museum, located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, holds the world’s largest and most significant collection of works by Norman Rockwell, including more than 700 paintings, drawings, and studies and an archive of more than 150,000 photograph
The Collection has been assembled over a thirty-year period and is comprised of the American illustration art works including the largest collection of originals by Maxfield Parrish and the largest private collection of Norman Rockwell.
Their mission is to promote the art and appreciation of illustration, as well as its history and evolving nature, and to encourage high ideals through exhibitions, lectures, education, and by fostering a sense of community and open discussion.