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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980 | Digitized Collection

Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1931-1977
7 folders
Box 1

Scattered correspondence includes general correspondence, letters concerning Alston's art, illustrations, exhibitions, and personal letters from friends and family. Found is a copy of a thank you note from Eudora Welty to John Woodburn for a jacket design presumably by Alston; letters from Harlem Renaissance figures and personal friends Romare Bearden, Byron Brown, Jacob Lawrence, and Hale Woodruff.
This series has been scanned in its entirety with the exception of duplicates.
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, 1931, 1937-1938
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4
Correspondence, 1940-1949
1
5
Correspondence, 1950-1959
1
6
Correspondence, 1960-1969
1
7
Correspondence, 1970-1979
(2 folders)
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8-9
Correspondence, circa 1930s-1970s
Included is a letter from Eudora Welty to John Woodburn, an editor at Harcourt, Brace and Company. The letter concerns Welty's
Delta Wedding
(1946), for which Alston designed the dust cover.
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Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.