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John T. Harris papers, 1943-1988

Creator:
Harris, John T. (John Taylor), 1908-1972  Search this
Harris, John T. (John Taylor), 1908-1972  Search this
Subject:
Hardy, Lavinia Harris  Search this
State Teachers College at Cheyney  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214421

John T. Harris papers

Creator:
Harris, John T. (John Taylor), 1908-1972  Search this
Names:
State Teachers College at Cheyney  Search this
Hardy, Lavinia Harris  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Scrapbooks
Date:
1943-1988
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter, printmaker, and instructor John T. Harris date from 1943 to 1988. The collection contains biographical information; correspondence (1965-1979) regarding paintings, as well as a draft of a letter detailing Harris' family history; and financial information (1960-1977). Also included are teaching records (1958-1979) from State Teachers College at Cheyney, including class notes, exhibition checklists, an annual report, and a scrapbook containing photographs of Harris' students in class; lists of paintings; exhibition guest lists; printed material (1943-1988), including exhibition catalogs and announcements; and 13 works of art, including prints and drawings. Photographs of Harris, works of art, and works by Lavinia Harris Hardy, Harris' sister, are also included in the collection.
Biographical / Historical:
John T. Harris (1908-1972) was an African American painter, printmaker, and instructor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1991 by Earl Harris, John Harris' nephew. Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Educators  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.harrjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harrjohn

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