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Dana Chandler papers, 1968-1993

Chandler, Dana, 1941-

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1.1 Linear feet

Summary: Photocopies of correspondence, writings, exhibition notices and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dana Chandler (1941-), also known as Akin Duro, is an African American painter, printmaker, and educator. He is also an activist known for his work with the Black integrationist movement in Boston, and Professor Emeritus at Simmons College.


Donated 1993 by Dana Chandler. Photocopies will eventually be replaced by originals, and additional papers are expected.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the possession of Dana Chandler.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

All photocopies.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission of Dana Chandler. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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How to Cite This Collection

Dana Chandler papers, 1968-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.