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Subseries 7.1 | A Finding Aid to the Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005 | Digitized Collection

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7.1: AfriCOBRA , 1962-1999
0.9 Linear feet
Boxes 6-7

Records of the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AfriCOBRA) include documentation on the group's history, exhibitions, scattered meeting and financial records, photographs of the artists' work, and member files. General records include founding documents such as the group's articles of incorporation. Photographs include images of Donaldson and other members of the group, AfriCOBRA events, and the organization's emblem.
Member files include biographical information sheets, press clippings, photographs of the artists and artworks, and correspondence between the artist and Donaldson. One sound recording contains a conversation with member Frank Smith.
Slides are primarily of artwork, but also include some images of artists.
The bulk of this series has been digitized.
Description Container
10 in Search of A Nation Exhibition, 1970
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12
AfriCOBRA II, 1971-1989
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13
AfriCOBRA III, 1973
6
14
AfriCOBRA: The First Twenty Years (1990), 1989-1990
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15
AfriCOBRA-FWOMAJE Collaboration, 1987-circa 1997
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16
AfriCOBRA-FWOMAJE Collaboration, 1994-circa 1997
6
17
Exhibitions, 1979
6
18
Exhibitions (1980), 1979-1980
6
19
Financial Records, Bank Statements, 1973, 1980-1985
6
20
Financial Records, Financial Reports, 1973-1983
6
21
Financial Records, Receipts, circa 1979-1984
6
22
Financial Records, Telephone Bills, 1979-1986
6
23
Form Letters, circa 1970s
6
24
General Records, circa 1970-1973
6
25
General Records, 1975-1985
6
26
General Records , circa 1986-1989
6
27
Insurance, 1979-1981
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28
Meeting Minutes, 1971
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29
Meeting Minutes, 1972-1980
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30
Members, Amabenemu, Akili , 1970s-1985
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31
Members, Beck, Sherman , circa 1970s
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32
Members, Cowans, Adger , 1970s-1986
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33
Members, DePillars, Murray , circa 1985
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34
Members, Harris, Michael , circa 1980s
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35
Members, Harris, Michael, 1979-1985
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36
Members, Harris, Michael, 1996-1999
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37
Members, Haynes, Helen , 1979-1982
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38
Members, Jarrell, Jae, circa 1970s
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39
Members, Jarrell, Wadsworth , 1972-1986
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40
Members, Jones, Barbara , circa 1970
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41
Members, Jones-Henderson, Napoleon , circa 1979-circa 1985
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42
Members, Lama, Omar , circa 1970s
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43
Members, Lawrence, Carolyn , circa 1962-circa 1972
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44
Members, Phillips, James , circa 1974-1985, 1998
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45
Members, Smith, Frank, circa 1975-circa 1984
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46
Members, Smith, Frank, AFRICOBRA Discussion Sound Recording, 1978
1 sound cassette
Handwritten note on original cassette: "4-24-78 Frank Smith AfriCOBRA Discussion."
6
47
Members, Stevens, Nelson , 1970-1985
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48
Members, Williams, Gerald , circa 1970-circa 1980
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49
Members, Wilson, Wendy, circa 1970s
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50
Membership Lists, Biographies, 1971-1981
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51
Printed Material, circa 1968-1988
6
52
Printed Material, Miscellaneous, circa 1980s
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53
Photographs, circa 1970s
6
54
Photographs, circa 1980s
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55
Photographs, circa 1980s
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56
Slides, Exhibitions and Other Events, circa 1969-circa 1997
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1
Slides, Akili, Ron Anderson, circa 1970s-1990s
7
2
Slides, Auld, Rose; Beck, Sherman, circa 1970s-1990s
7
3
Slides, Cowans, Adger; DePillars, Murry, circa 1970s-circa 1990s
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4
Slides, Harris, Michael, circa 1970s-1999
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5
Slides, Haynes, Helen; Henderson, Napoleon Jones; Lama, Omar, circa 1970s-1990s
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6
Slides, Jarrell, Wadsworth, circa 1967-circa 1996
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7
Slides, Phillips, James, 1970s-1990s
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8
Slides, Smith, Frank; Stevens, Nelson, circa 1970s
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9
Slides, Wilson, Wendy, circa 1970s
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10

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