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William Christopher papers, circa 1920s-circa 1973

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Creator:
Christopher, William R. (William Rodolphus), 1924-1973
Subject:
Archer, Osceola
French, Margaret
King, Martin Luther
Tooker, George
Crapo, Henry H.
Perlin, Bernard
Howard, Charles
Von Mohrenschildt, Dimitri Sergius
Selma to Montgomery Rights March
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Summary:
The William Christopher papers measure 8.2 linear feet and date from circa 1920s to circa 1973. Materials include biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, five diaries, subject/project files, printed materials, photographs, numerous sketches and eleven sketchbooks, and five film reels. The subject/project files include correspondence, printed materials, and two additional diaries about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Citation:
William Christopher papers, circa 1920s-circa 1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fun.
Biography Note:
William Christopher was a painter, art instructor, and Civil Rights activist living and working in New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Provenance:
William Christopher donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1972.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings
Photographs
Diaries
African Americans
Civil rights demonstrations
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Motion pictures (visual works)
Civil rights
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7418
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209576
AAA_collcode_chriwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209576
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