Hale Woodruff papers, 1927-1977

Woodruff, Hale, b. 1900 d. 1980
Painter, Educator
Active in New City, New York

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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