Found 4 collections related to African Americans in art

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
McElroy, Guy C.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 337
17 linear feet
The Guy C. McElroy Papers provide information on his college education as he worked toward his goal of becoming an art historian, in addition to documenting the various positions he held in the museum and art history fields - particularly as guest... more
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 731
.5 linear feet (1/2 archival box; 1 flat box)
Augusta Savage (1892-1962) was a Harlem Renaissance sculptor and the first director of the Harlem Community Art Center. Arriving in New York in 1921, Savage graduated from Cooper Union and received fellowships to study in France. Her works include... more
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Status of Black Americans
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 548
1 linear foot (2 archival boxes, 1/2 archival box)
In 1985, "A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society" was published by the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences of the National Research Council. The work was prepared by the Committee on the Status of Black Americans which was charged... more