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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Harlem on My Mind exhibition records, 1966-2007

Harlem on My Mind exhibition records, 1966-2007

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Series 1: Correspondence, 1967-2007
(Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Allon Schoener's correspondence includes all aspects of production and coordination of the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, including managerial, procedural and curatorial issues. Correspondence also documents the public's response to the controversial Candice Van Ellison catalog introduction and includes letters of support for the exhibition. Notable correspondents include photographer Todd Webb and Thomas Hoving, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; as well as correspondence from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York State Council on the Arts, Library of Congress,
Life
Magazine, and Underwood and Underwood News Photos, Inc. Also included are memoranda from Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York State Council on the Arts, and a letter of congratulations from U.S. Representative Charles B. Rangel, author of the foreword to the 2007 edition of
Harlem on My Mind
.
DescriptionContainer
General, 1967-1969
(3 folders)
1
1-3
In Response to Candice Van Ellison's Introduction, 1969
1
4
In Support of Exhibition, 1969
(photocopies)
1
5
Tenth Anniversary of Exhibition, 1978-1979
1
6
Susan Cahan, 2001
1
7
Stephen Dubin, 1998-1999
1
8
George
Magazine, 1998-1999,
1
9
Charles B. Rangel, 2007
1
10

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