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Oliver Lee Jackson papers, 1993-2016

Jackson, Oliver Lee, Mr.,, 1935-



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet; 8 Gigabytes

Summary: The Oliver Lee Jackson papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1993-2016. The collection mainly documents Jackson's participation as Artist in Residence for Harvard Art Museums in 2000 and contains copies of correspondence with Harry Cooper, then Curator of Modern Art at Harvard Art Museums. Also included are photographs, slides of works of art and printed material related to Jackson's career. A portion of the papers are in digital format.

Biographical/Historical Note

Oliver Lee Jackson (1935- ) is an African American painter, printmaker and sculptor in St. Louis, Missouri.


The collection was donated in 2019 by Oliver Lee Jackson, via Jackson's assistant Diane Roby as part of the Archives' African American Collecting Initiative funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Restrictions on Use

The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.

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How to Cite This Collection

Oliver Lee Jackson papers, 1993-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.