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Dana Chandler papers, 1968-1993

Chandler, Dana, 1941-

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 0.9 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and educator Dana Chandler (1941-) date from 1968-1993 and measure 0.9 linear feet. The papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, printed material, professional records, and reproductions of works of art, and relate primarily to Chandler's founding of the African American Master Artists in Residency Program (AAMARP) at Northeastern University.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dana Chandler (1941-), also known as Akin Duro, is an African American painter, printmaker, and educator in Boston, Massachusetts. Chandler is an activist known for his work with the Black integrationist movement in Boston, and Professor Emeritus at Simmons College. Chandler founded the African American Master Artists in Residency Program (AAMARP) at Northeastern University.

Provenance

Donated 1993 by Dana Chandler.

Related Materials

Language Note

English .

Funding

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation

Location of Originals

  • The bulk of the documents in this collection are photocopies. Originals are in the possession of Dana Chandler.