Eugene Winslow papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1885–1993

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

2.5 linear feet of material consisting of correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, certificates, programs, photographs, brochures, sketches, graphic designs, schematics, and published documenting the life and career of designer and illustrator Eugene Winslow.

Biographical Historical Note

Eugene Winslow, who studied at the Institute of Design in Chicago, enjoyed a successful professional career that included work as a graphic designer, cartoonist, publisher, executive, and pilot in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Winslow authored or illustrated several books on African American history and biography.

Additional Notes

Related collections: Eugene Winslow papers, Chicago Public Library, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature; Eugene Winslow papers, DuSable Museum of African American History.