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Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005

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7.2: CONFABA , circa 1960s-1970s
0.3 Linear feet
Box 7

CONFABA (Conference on the Functional Aspects of Black Art) was a conference held at Northwestern University in 1970. As an organizer of this event, Donaldson's records include correspondence, and general records, as well as post-conference feedback. General records include draft programs, lists of participants, press releases, and copies of presentations. Of note are sketches created during the event by several participants, including Margaret Burroughs, Eugenia V. Dunn, Tom Feelings,and Leatrice Y. Tucker.
Also found are photographs of the event and participants. Photographs by Box/Thomas Burroughs include photos of Ben Bey, Charlie Burroughs, Paul Keene, Omar Lama, Hughie Lee Smith, and Edsel Reid.
The bulk of this series has been digitized.
Description Container
Artist Statements, 1970, 1973
7
11
Correspondence, 1968-1969
7
12
Correspondence, circa 1970 January April
7
13
Correspondence, 1970 May-1972
7
14
General Records, circa 1970
7
15
Post-CONFABA Questionnaires and Artist Submissions, circa 1960s-1972
7
16
Post-CONFABA Questionnaires and Artist Submissions, circa 1960s-1972
7
17
Sketches by Artists, 1970
7
18
Task-Forces 1-2, 4-6, 1970
7
19
Task Force 3 Report, circa 1970
7
20
Photographs, circa 1970-1972
7
21
Photographs by Box/Thomas Burroughs, 1970-1972
7
22
Negatives, circa 1970
7
23

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