Woodruff, Hale Aspacio, b. 1900 d. 1980
Painter, Educator, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.; Atlanta, Ga.
Collection size: 1.0 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1954-1977; sketches and drawings; articles by Woodruff; photographs; notes kept while a student of Diego Rivera in Mexico City in 1936; biographical outline; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellany. Also included is a notebook relating to his study of Egyptian art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, educator; New York, N.Y. Established one of the earliest art departments in a black college at Atlanta University during the 1930's.
Material on reel N70-60 lent for microfilming by Woodruff, 1970; he subsequently donated most of it in 1978 with additional material on reel 4222.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Hale Woodruff, 1968 November 18
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Woodruff, Hale Aspacio