Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library Center

Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, a southside branch library of the Chicago Public Library system, houses the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, the largest African American history and literature collection in the Midwest. Included are several archival collections with material relating to African American artists and designers. Finding aids are available in the Chicago Public Library online union catalogue.  


9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628
United States

Collections in this Repository

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Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.


Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.