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John T. Harris papers, 1943-1988

Creator:
Harris, John T. (John Taylor), 1908-1972
Subject:
Hardy, Lavinia Harris
State Teachers College at Cheyney
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 partial microfilm reel.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Biographical information; correspondence, 1965-1979, regarding paintings and a draft of a letter by Harris detailing his family history; financial information, 1960-1977, including receipts for charitable donations; teaching records, 1958-1979, from State Teachers College at Cheyney including class notes, exhibition checklists, an annual report, and a scrapbook of photographs of Harris' students in class; lists of paintings; exhibition guest lists; printed matter, 1943-1988, including exhibition catalogs and announcements; 13 art works including prints and drawings; and photographs of Harris, artworks, and works by Lavinia Harris Hardy, Harris's sister.
Citation:
John T. Harris papers, 1943-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4566 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Earl Harris, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
African-American painter, printmaker, instructor; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1991 by Earl Harris, John Harris' nephew. Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American college teachers
African American painters
Art
Painters
Photographs
Portrait painters
Printmakers
Scrapbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10783
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214421
AAA_collcode_harrjohn
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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