Painter, Art teacher, Printmaker
Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Business and personal letters to Pickens (1943-69), notes and other papers relating to his art instruction (1950-53), art exhibition announcements (1955-56), financial records (1949-56), and four leftist political magazines from the 1940's, one of which contains some of Pickens' sketches. In addition, there are a few photographs of unknown subjects.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, printmaker, instructor. Born 1917. Taught art at Indiana University and Vassar College.
Donated 1989 by Alton Pickens via Paul Schweizer.