Size: 12.9 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 9 reels)
Summary: Biographical data, correspondence, writings, financial material, works of art, travel diaries, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed material.
REEL LA 7: Photographs of White, his work, and a career resume.
REEL 2041: Correspondence, exhibition catalogs and invitations, address to the Second Annual Conference of Negro Artists (7 p.), and drafts of "Images of Dignity: The Drawings of Charles White" (1966), by Benjamin Horowitz, White's dealer.
REEL 3099: 31 items consisting of 3 travel diaries kept by Frances B. White, wife of Charles White, photographs and a recording of their trip to Russia in 1950, and 11 record album covers designed by Charles White.
REELS 3189-3195: Biographical data; correspondence, mostly letters received, undated and 1943-1980, from colleagues and political and arts organizations; writings on White's philosophy of art and notes for speeches; financial receipts; a few sketches and other art work; printed material, including exhibition announcements, clippings, reproductions and source material; 3 scrapbooks of printed material, 1930s-1950s; general subject files, including letters, printed material, and photographs; teaching files from the Otis Art Institute; and files on African American artists and arts organizations.
UNMICROFILMED (8 ft.): Files of printed material on artists and arts organizations; correspondence; notes on friends and acquaintances; photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and other printed material.
ADDITION: Correspondence, 1938-1980, snapshots, and printed material, 1974-1980, primarily pertaining to White's last years and plans for commemorative projects after his death.