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John A. Parker papers, 1959-1980

John A. Parker papers, 1959-1980

Parker, John A. (John Albert)


Collection Information

Size: 27 items (partially microfilmed on one reel)

Summary: Nine Christmas cards designed by Josef Albers and signed by Anni and Josef Albers, undated; 6 newspaper clippings regarding Josef Albers, 1971- 1980; four greeting cards designed and signed by Clare Leighton, 1976 and undated; a woodcut by Leighton, and 2 newspaper articles about her, 1959; and three newspaper articles, "The Native," by Esther E. Wood, for the Ellsworth American, Ellsworth, Maine, 1973, 1976, 1977.

Biographical/Historical Note

Parker is a retired professor of Urban Planning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He and his wife, J.C. Parker, were friends with the artists Josef and Anni Albers, Clare Leighton, and Esther Wood.


Donated 1995 by John Albert Parker.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 5152 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

John A. Parker papers, 1959-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.