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Lynn and James Igoe papers, 1883, 1968-1996

Igoe, Lynn M. (Lynn Moody), 1937-2006

Author, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: The Lynn and James Igoe papers measure 0.2 linear feet and date primarily from 1968 to 1996 with a single receipt dating from 1883. The papers include correspondence primarily related to the Igoes' book, "250 Years of Afro-American Art: An Annotated Bibliography"; correspondence with Artists Equity Association chairman Elias Newman and others related to the Federal Tax Reform Act of 1969 and its effect on artists; correspondence from artists to Norman Pendergraft; artist files; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lynn Moody Igoe (1937-2006) was an art historian and author who wrote about African American art and artists.


The Lynn and James Igoe papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Lynn Igoe in 1985, with additional material donated through 1996.

Location of Originals

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