by inheritance to his sister, Agnes C. Wade, 1977; by inheritance 1993 to Geraldine E. Garrow, Georgia M. Allred, Guy W. Wade Jr. and Gail M. Johnson; transferred 1996 to James Castle Collection (comprised of the heirs of Agnes C. Wade); transferred 2011 to James Castle Collection and Archive LP; acquired 2013 by NGA
- October 14, 2008- January 4, 2009. James Castle: A Retrospective. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
- 2011. James Castle: Mostrar y almacenar. Museo Nacional de Arte, Reina Sofia.
- Percy, Ann. James Castle: A Retrospective. (Exh. Cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art) Philadelphia, 2008, p. 72, figure 167.
- Cooke, Lynne. James Castle Mostrar y almacenar. Madrid, Spain, 2011: p. 41 Fig. 37.
- Brodie, Judith. "James Castle, Drawings, Artists' Books, and Assemblages." Bulletin / National Gallery of Art, no. 48 (Spring 2013): 28-29, repro.
- Cooke, Lynne. Outliers and American Vanguard Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington (only); High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Los Angeles County Museum, 2018: 306, no. 242.