Found 6 collections related to African American painters

Scott, William E. (William Edouard), 1884-1964
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 172
.5 linear feet
Muralist, portrait artist, illustrator, painter. Graduate of the Chicago Art Institute, studied with Henry O. Tanner in Paris. Collection consists of clippings, diplomas and certificates, and news clippings documenting Scott's artistic endeavors.... more
Douglas, Aaron
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 308
.4 linear feet
Born in Topeka, Kansas in 1898, Aaron Douglas became the most celebrated artist-illustrator to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance. He attended the University of Nebraska (F.B.A.), Columbia University Teachers College (M.A.) and l'Academie... more
Jones, Ida, 1874-1959
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 414
.2 linear feet
The Ida Jones Collection consists of letters Jones wrote to her friend and sponsor Roberta Townsend (1931-1958) concerning her artwork, personel matters and her health. There is also correspondence following her 1959 death between her daughter,... more
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 74
.3 linear feet (1/2 box)
Incoming letters of a general nature, 1933-1972; an undated sketchbook; writings and notes; file on Alvin Hollingworth, artist/teacher; and a program.
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 217
24 items (1 folder)
The Beauford Delaney Letters (1958-1963) consist of 18 autograph letters from Delaney to his friend Lynn Stone in New York City, two letters to Stone from artist Charles Boggs, a handwritten draft with typewritten copy of a fundraising letter by... more
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 59
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Beauford Delaney was a painter, specializing in portraits. The Beauford Delaney collection consists of correspondence with colleagues, friends, gallery owners, and family members, as well as printed material documenting Delaney's life in Paris.