Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.colefloy
Creators:
Coleman, Floyd W., 1939-2018
Dates:
circa 1960-2018
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of African American art historian and painter, Floyd Coleman, measure 9.0 linear feet and date from circa 1960-2018. Included are biographical material, professional correspondence relating to his career at Howard University, drafts of essays and lectures, research and subject files, files on artists, photographs of Coleman and others, and audio visual material including interviews with artists. A portion of the collection contains born digital records.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Floyd Coleman (1939-2018) was an African American art historian and painter in Washington, D.C. Coleman was chair of the art department at Howard University.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2019 by Floyd Coleman, Jr., Floyd Coleman's son.

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 and born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard University. Department of Art Corporate 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
https://www.aaa.si.edu/