Jayna M. Josefson
Scope and Contents
This collection contains letters and printed material relating to African American artist Allan R. Crite. Included are an illustrated letter from Crite to Roslyn Walker, February 27, 1972; an illustrated New Year's greeting, 1972; three pamphlets by Crite, "Towards a Rediscovery of the Cultural Heritage of the United States" (1968), "The Nativity of Jesus Christ La Natividad de Jesucristo," illustrated and hand-colored (1969), and "Is it Nothing to You?" (1948) illustrated and signed by Crite 1980. There is also a copy of an article by Crite, "Why I Illustrate the Spirituals," World Horizons magazine, May 1938.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2016 by Roslyn A. Walker.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2021.