Found 12 collections related to African American women artists

St. James reference guides
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 860
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The St. James Guide to Black Artists, published in 1997, contains information on almost four hundred black artists from around the world. The St. James Guide to Black Artists collection consists of materials that were sent by the artists as... more
Stark, Shirley, 1927-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 884
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Shirly Stark, born in New York City in 1927, was an African American artist, an art professor who specialized in sculpture, and a poet. Stark moved to Detroit, Michigan, with her second husband where she discovered her love of sculpting and began... more
Jones, Ida E., 1874-1959
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 414
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ida Jones collection consists of letters Jones wrote to her friend and sponsor Roberta Townsend (1931-1958) concerning her artwork, personal matters, and health. There is also correspondence following her 1959 death, between her daughter, Ida... more
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 731
0.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
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
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4846
Personal Papers consisting of correspondence, 1926-1946; educational and financial papers; resumes detailing Bennett's teaching and literary career; photographs; and diaries, 1925, 1936, and 1958. Bennett's Professional and Literary Activities are... more
Fuller, Meta Warrick, 1877-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 395
2.0 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Meta Warrick Fuller Papers consist of personal and professional papers, correspondence (1880s-1960s), subject files, estate papers, and diaries documenting aspects of the career of this important sculptor.
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
Entitled: Black Women Artists
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 720
1 folder (41 items)
The Entitled: Black Women Artists collection includes minutes of monthly meetings which discuss the formation and projects of the organization. Some meetings featured either special guests or members giving presentations about their art related... more
Olugebefola, Ademola
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6653
Collection contains personal papers, 1968-1988, consisting primarily of files for cultural organizations on whose boards of directors Ademola served, such as Across Culture, Caribbean/American Cultural Exchange, and Society of Africans from America.
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Black Women Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 45
11.33 linear feet (68 volumes)
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America's Black Women Oral History Project documented the contributions of Black women, 70 years or older, to American life. Interviews documented the lives, professional... more
Brown, Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 520
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Helen Brown scrapbook contains programs and reviews of plays and concerts that took place in New York City between 1926 and 1941. Included are articles and reviews of musicians, singers, actors, writers, such as Langston Hughes and Zora Neale... 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