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Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum artists' files, 1968-1985

Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 116 items on partial microfilm reel

Summary: This microfilm collection consists of the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum's (now the African American Museum in Phialdelphia) artists files on African American artists Roland Ayers, Romare Howard Bearden, Barbara Jane Bullock, Dana Chandler, John E. Dowell, John Taylor Harris, Barkley L. Hendricks, Mary Liggeons, and Arturo Lindsay. These files may contain correspondence, biographical information, photographs, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, now the African American Museum in Philadelphia, was founded in 1976. The museum preserves, interprets, and exhibits the heritage of African Americans through the combined narrative of art, culture, and history.

Provenance

Microfilmed in 1986 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Lent for microfilming by Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: African American Museum in Philadelphia, formerly the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3911 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Also available at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, formerly the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum artists' files, 1968-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.