Reginald Gammon papers, 1927-2007, bulk 1960-2005

Gammon, Reginald A. (Reginald Adolphus), b. 1921 d. 2005
Painter, Educator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Kalamazoo, Mich.

Collection size: 2.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: The Reginald Gammon papers measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1927 to 2007 (bulk 1960-2005). The papers contain biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings and artwork by Gammon, printed material, and photographs regarding Gammon's career as a painter, educator, and prominent member of the African American art scene.

Biographical/Historical Note: Reginald A. Gammon (1921-2005) was a painter and art educator, working in New York City, Michigan, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Gammon was a founding member of Spiral, an African American artist's collective and member of the New Mexico Afro-American Artist Guild. Gammon also taught in the New York public schools and at Western Michigan University.

The collection was donated in 2007 and 2008 by Janice Gammon, Gammon's widow.

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