Nanette Carter papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cartnane
Creators:
Carter, Nanette, 1954-
Dates:
1954-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This papers of African American abstract artist and educator, Nanette Carter, measures 4.0 linear feet and dates from 1954-2009. The collection documents Carter's childhood, sales of works of art, and her teaching, writings and exhibitions. Included are biographical material; professional correspondence related to her exhibitions; writings, including datebooks, notebooks and an unpublished manuscript "The Book," with 5 audio cassettes regarding research for the manuscript; teaching files from Pratt University where Carter taught; printed material regarding her exhibitions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Nanette Carter (1954- ) is an African American abstract artist and educator in New York, New York.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2019 by Nanette Carter as part of the Archives' African American Collecting Initiative funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Keywords
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Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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