John A. Parker papers, 1959-1980

Parker, John A. (John Albert)
Active in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Collection size: 27 items (partially microfilmed on one reel)

Collection Summary: Nine Christmas cards designed by Josef Albers and signed by Anni and Josef Albers, undated; 6 newspaper clippings regarding Josef Albers, 1971- 1980; four greeting cards designed and signed by Clare Leighton, 1976 and undated; a woodcut by Leighton, and 2 newspaper articles about her, 1959; and three newspaper articles, "The Native," by Esther E. Wood, for the Ellsworth American, Ellsworth, Maine, 1973, 1976, 1977.

Biographical/Historical Note: Parker is a retired professor of Urban Planning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He and his wife, J.C. Parker, were friends with the artists Josef and Anni Albers, Clare Leighton, and Esther Wood.

Donated 1995 by John Albert Parker.

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