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Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969

Creator:
Pickens, Alton, 1917-1991
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 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.
Summary:
Business and personal letters to Pickens (1943-69), notes and other papers relating to his art instruction (1950-53), art exhibition announcements (1955-56), financial records (1949-56), and four leftist political magazines from the 1940's, one of which contains some of Pickens' sketches. In addition, there are a few photographs of unknown subjects.
Citation:
Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Alton Pickens (1917- 1991) was a painter, printmaker, and instructor. He taught art at Indiana University and Vassar College.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Alton Pickens via Paul Schweizer.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art teachers
Art, Modern
Etchers
Painters
Politics in art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8331
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210503
AAA_collcode_pickalto
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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