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Schoener, Allon, 1926-  Search this
Rangel, Charles B.  Search this
Van Ellison, Candace  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
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Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet; 0.371 Gigabytes
Most material is arranged chornologically unless noted otherwise in the series description. The Harlem on My Mind exhibition records are organized into 6 series. Series 1: Correspondence, 1967-2007 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet) Series 2: Exhibition Files, Harlem on My Mind , Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1967-1969 (Box 1; 0.9 linear feet, ER01; 0.371 GB) Series 3: Harlem on My Mind Re-creation, 1978-2007 (Box 1-2; 0.3 linear feet) Series 4: Harlem on My Mind Book, 1967-2007 (Box 2; 0.3 linear feet) Series 5: Conferences and Events, 1978-2007 (Box 2-3; 0.8 linear feet) Series 6: Printed Material, 1968-2007 (Box 3; 0.3 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original material requires an appointment.
The Harlem on My Mind exhibition records measure 3.0 linear feet and 0.371 GB and date from 1966-2007. The records contain exhibition and book files, correspondence, research material, printed and digital material and photographs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition. Also included is material documenting additional exhibitions, conferences and events relating to the original exhibition.
Harlem on My Mind exhibition records, 1966-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Harlem on My Mind exhibition records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Biography Note:
Allon Schoener (b.1926) is a writer, cultural historian, consultant, and organizer of exhibitions that focus on topics such as African Americans, Italian Americans, Jewish Americans, and the history of the Lower East Side. His best known exhibition was the highly controversial show "Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America." A graduate of Yale University, he currently lives in Los Angeles.
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2009 by Allon Schoener.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art