Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Dana Chandler Papers, 1968-1993, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chandana
Creators:
Chandler, Dana, 1941-
Dates:
1968-1993
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.9 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of painter and educator Dana Chandler (1941-) date from 1968-1993 and measure 0.9 linear feet. The papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, printed material, professional records, and reproductions of works of art, and relate primarily to Chandler's founding of the African American Master Artists in Residency Program (AAMARP) at Northeastern University.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter and educator Dana Chandler (1941-) date from 1968-1993 and measure 0.9 linear feet. The papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, printed material, professional records, and reproductions of works of art, and relate primarily to Chandler's founding of the African American Master Artists in Residency Program (AAMARP) at Northeastern University.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dana Chandler (1941-), also known as Akin Duro, is an African American painter, printmaker, and educator in Boston, Massachusetts. Chandler is an activist known for his work with the Black integrationist movement in Boston, and Professor Emeritus at Simmons College. Chandler founded the African American Master Artists in Residency Program (AAMARP) at Northeastern University.

Administration
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation
Existence and Location of Originals
The bulk of the documents in this collection are photocopies. Originals are in the possession of Dana Chandler.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1993 by Dana Chandler.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2021.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Dana Chandler papers, 1968-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission of Dana Chandler. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Related Materials
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an interview of Dana Chandler conducted 1993 March 11-May 5, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art

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Repository Contact
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