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Calvin Burnett papers, 1927-1979

Creator:
Burnett, Calvin W., 1921-2007
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.4 linear ft.
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:
Biographical information; correspondence; a diary of events and activities; writings, including the manuscript for his book OBJECTIVE DRAWING, and notes on other subjects such as printmaking, education, black issues, and other topics; three sketchbooks; loose drawings; business and financial records, including commercial art files, committee material such as minutes, agendas, etc., and records of sales, loans, and exhibitions of Burnett's art work; a scrapbook of clippings; a transcript of an interview; printed material, including clippings, exhibition catalogues and announcements; and miscellany, including annotated calendars, school report cards, recital programs, etc.
Citation:
Calvin Burnett papers, 1927-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from: Calvin Burnett, 87 Fisher St., Medway, Mass. 02053. In case of the death of Calvin Burnett, permission is required from his heirs.
Biography Note:
Graphic artist, illustrator, painter, and designer; born in Cambridge, Mass.; full name Calvin W. Burnett.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 by Calvin Burnett.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Diaries
African American
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American artists
Business records
Diaries
Exhibition catalogs
Financial records
Graphic artists
Interviews
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8493
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210669
AAA_collcode_burncalv
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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