The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter and illustrator Alvin C. Hollingsworth contains six letters from admirers of his television show (1969-1970), photographs, biographical information, a sketchbook, catalogs, book jackets, and other illustrations (1960-1970).
Alvin C. Hollingsworth papers, 1960-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
35mm microfilm roll 91 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Alvin Hollingsworth, after microfilming.
Alvin C. Hollingsorth (1928-2000) was an African American painter, illustrator, and arts educator in New York, New York. Hollingsworth began drawing at a young age, beginning his career as a comic book artist before moving into the fine arts. He taught at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York and also hosted a television show about art. Hollingsworth was also a member of the Spiral group.
Lent for microfilming 1971 by Alvin Hollingsworth.
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