Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum artists' files

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.afrohist
Creators:
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1968-1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 microfilm reel
116 items on partial microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This microfilm collection consists of the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum's (now the African American Museum in Phialdelphia) artists files on African American artists Roland Ayers, Romare Howard Bearden, Barbara Jane Bullock, Dana Chandler, John E. Dowell, John Taylor Harris, Barkley L. Hendricks, Mary Liggeons, and Arturo Lindsay. These files may contain correspondence, biographical information, photographs, and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, now the African American Museum in Philadelphia, was founded in 1976. The museum preserves, interprets, and exhibits the heritage of African Americans through the combined narrative of art, culture, and history.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3911 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Also available at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, formerly the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: African American Museum in Philadelphia, formerly the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1986 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Lent for microfilming by Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ayers, Roland, 1932- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bullock, Barbara Jane, 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chandler, Dana, 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dowell, John, 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harris, John T. (John Taylor), 1908-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hendricks, Barkley L., 1945- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Liggeons, Mary Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lindsay, Arturo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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