Found 9 collections related to African American art

McElroy, Guy C.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 337
18.75 linear feet (45 boxes)
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
Carroll, Kathleen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 478
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Kathleen Carroll was associated with the McMillen Gallery in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, chiefly relating to art exhibitions including the exhibition of African-American art (Negro Art Contemporary) held at the McMillen... more
Scott, William E. (William Edouard), 1884-1964
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 172
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Edouard Scott was a muralist, portrait artist, illustrator, and painter. This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, diplomas, and certificates.
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.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 44
23.71 linear feet (64 boxes)
The records of the Schomburg Center document the activities of the six individuals who managed the library, dating to its establishment by Ernestine Rose. The records are divided into the following series: General Correspondence, Reference... more
Hewitt, Vivian D.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 602
25.95 linear feet (63 boxes)
Vivian Hewitt is a former librarian and collector of Haitian and African American art. Her papers date from 1929 to 2015, and primarily document her social and family life, volunteer work, and art collection. Hewitt's papers also include materials... more
Douglas, Aaron
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 308
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
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
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
.75 linear feet (17 boxes, 12 microfilm reels)
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts documenting black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Art and Artists
1287 items (20 boxes, 3.9 linear feet). 543 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 427 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 141 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller. 21 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 49 x 32 cm. and smaller. 21 photographic prints : col ; 36 x 28 cm. and smaller. 29 photographic prints : col ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 70 stats : b&w ; 31 x 26 cm. and smaller. 11 photomechanical prints : b&w, one col ; 22 x 31 cm. and smaller. 9 photographic postcards : b&w, silver gelatin ; 15 x 11 cm. and smaller. 6 postcards : b&w and col ; 15 x 11 cm. and smaller. 2 instant camera photographs : b&w and col ; 11 x 9 cm. 4 slides : col ; 5 x 5 cm. 3 transparencies : col ; 13 x 18 cm. and smaller
Collection consists mainly of photographic and some photomechanical reproductions of American fine art and other visual artwork, created by or depicting peoples of African descent, from the 19th and 20th centuries. Also depicted are candid shots... more