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Charles W. White papers, 1933-1987, bulk 1960s-1970s

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3.1: Writings by White , 1936-1975

Writings by White include two addresses to the first and second Annual Conference of Negro Artists, and a corrected typescript draft of an autobiographical essay by White in which he discusses his upbringing and the experiences that informed his art, and mentions his first marriage to Elizabeth Catlett. White's essay was used by Sidney Finkelstein in his monograph on White, Charles White: ein Künstler Amerikas, published in 1955 by VEB Verlag der Kunst. Correspondence related to this publication can be found in Series 4.3: Projects and Commissions.
Also included here are White's notes of citations collected and filed on index cards grouped according to source, and statements such as "Statement on Personal Philosophy."
Writings are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically thereafter. Citation notes are arranged by citation source and chronologically thereafter.
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Addresses to the Annual Conference of Negro Artists, 1959-1960
4
62
Aus Mein Weg zur Kunst by Charles White, undated
Published copy in German.
4
63
Autobiographical Essay used by Sidney Finkelstein, circa 1950s
4
64
Citation Notes from Catalogs, 1940-1975
4
65
Citation Notes from Magazines, 1936-1975
4
66
Citation Notes from Newspapers, 1936-1967
4
67
Citation Notes from Newspapers, 1968-1975
4
68
Other Notes and Lists, undated
4
69
"Statement of US Youth Delegation for Soviet Press", 1950
4
70
Statements on Philosophy of Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
4
71

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