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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)
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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.
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.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001