1 Microfilm reel (116 items on partial microfilm reel)
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection consists of the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum's (now the African American Museum in Phialdelphia) artists files on African American artists Roland Ayers, Romare Howard Bearden, Barbara Jane Bullock, Dana Chandler, John E. Dowell, John Taylor Harris, Barkley L. Hendricks, Mary Liggeons, and Arturo Lindsay. These files may contain correspondence, biographical information, photographs, and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, now the African American Museum in Philadelphia, was founded in 1976. The museum preserves, interprets, and exhibits the heritage of African Americans through the combined narrative of art, culture, and history.
Microfilmed in 1986 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Lent for microfilming by Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.