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Eldzier Cortor papers, circa 1930s-2009, bulk, 1972-2009

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Creator:
Cortor, Eldzier, 1916-2015
Subject:
Driskell, David C.
Harrigan, Violetta C.
Taha, Halima
Lynch, Acklyn
Collier, Leontine L.
Bridaham, Lester Burbank
Art Institute of Chicago
Brooklyn Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)
Sylvan Cole Gallery
Anderson Gallery
Indiana University
National African American Museum (U.S.)
Kenkeleba House
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
Studio Museum in Harlem
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.1 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of painter and printmaker Eldzier Cortor measure 1.1 linear feet and date from circa 1930s-2009, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1972-2009. The papers contain biographical material, letters, subject files, exhibition files, writings, printed material, photographs, and artwork documenting Cortor's career as an artist.
Citation:
Eldzier Cortor papers, circa 1930s-2009, bulk, 1972-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Archives of American Art microfilm reel N70-47 contains biographical material, correspondence, printed material, exhibition data, exhibition announcements and catalogs, photographs and sketchbooks that were loaned for filming by Eldzier Cortor in 1970. The only microfilmed items included in his 2009 gift are three photographs.
Biography Note:
Eldzier Cortor (1916-2015) was a painter and printmaker in Chicago, Illinois and New York, New York.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2009 by Eldzier Cortor and in 2016 by Michael Cortor, Eldzier's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Essays
Printmakers
Awards
Art
Articles
Sketches
African American painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7524
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209683
AAA_collcode_corteldz
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
African American
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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