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Letter and Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder (Folder 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1972
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains letters and printed material relating to African American artist Allan R. Crite. Included are an illustrated letter from Crite to Roslyn Walker, February 27, 1972; an illustrated New Year's greeting, 1972; three pamphlets by Crite, "Towards a Rediscovery of the Cultural Heritage of the United States" (1968), "The Nativity of Jesus Christ La Natividad de Jesucristo," illustrated and hand-colored (1969), and "Is it Nothing to You?" (1948) illustrated and signed by Crite 1980. There is also a copy of an article by Crite, "Why I Illustrate the Spirituals," World Horizons magazine, May 1938.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information
Collection Citation:
Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite, 1938-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.walkros, Series 1
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Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw903146f6f-d262-4770-84d6-123d6d77a429
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-walkros-ref3

Letter and Printed Material relating to Allan R. Crite

Collection Creator:
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information
Collection Citation:
Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite, 1938-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite
Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite / Series 1: Letter and Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97d0091f1-c1c3-4128-9e70-153d33049d14
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-walkros-ref4

Apron

Object Name:
jocolo
Maker:
Ndebele artist  Search this
Medium:
Cloth, copper alloy, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W: 45.7 x 65.4 cm (18 x 25 3/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Chaim Gross
Object number:
83-12-19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys773338220-7620-4697-954e-7ba24769f598
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_83-12-19

Gameboard

Object Name:
bao
Maker:
Swahili artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 x 89.8 x 37.8 cm (2 1/2 x 35 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
97-10-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7811c1514-f9bf-4dc2-865d-c4f9b816e39f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-10-1

Female figure

Object Name:
edjo
Maker:
Urhobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 106.5 x 32 x 27.7 cm (41 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys741a72605-b40f-4015-9338-3db443c29c9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-1

Male figure

Object Name:
alusi
Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 161 x 34 x 25 cm (63 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nri / Awka region, Nigeria
Date:
1925-1950s
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70d3cbfb5-4279-4ef9-bd2f-9de6e48ce20e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-2

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
eyema bieri
Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, oil
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.7 x 17.8 x 15.9 cm (23 1/8 x 7 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gabon
Equatorial Guinea
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Object number:
72-41-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Overlook Gallery (1136)
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys750fd26d0-12e6-4fba-b27d-ef8913024b3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-41-3

Female figure with child

Object Name:
niongi
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, mirror glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 54.0 x 27.9 x 26.4 cm (21 1/4 x 11 x 10 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Congo
Cabinda Province, Angola
Mayombe region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Object number:
72-41-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c91d675d-cb2d-4e2c-8640-8df6d4b00078
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-41-4

Helmet mask

Object Name:
bolo
Maker:
Bobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56.6 x 24.1 x 56.7 cm (22 5/16 x 9 1/2 x 22 5/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
chameleon  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-81
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ef363f54-3173-4a18-9cb1-831bbd90ee05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-81
Online Media:

Chair

Object Name:
asipim
Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper alloy, iron, leather, fur, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 76.5 x 42.4 x 48.9 cm (30 1/8 x 16 11/16 x 19 1/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Tom and Rita Bakos
Object number:
2000-19-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72050c81f-a947-47fa-af26-37afb9e7ed1d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-19-1
Online Media:

Senga Nengudi/Sue Irons Resumes and Biographies

Collection Creator:
Nengudi, Senga, 1943-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s-circa 1990s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Senga Nengudi papers, 1947, circa 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Senga Nengudi papers
Senga Nengudi papers / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw952794551-06ea-4d19-98fb-cb017aff2fc7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nengseng-ref14
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Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite, 1938-1972

Creator:
Walker, Roslyn A., 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Crite, Allan Rohan  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17382
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)381926
AAA_collcode_walkros
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_381926

Ifa divination cup (agere Ifa), Owo group

Author:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1987
Topic:
Yoruba equestrian figures (Representations)  Search this
Owo Yoruba divination cups  Search this
Agere Ifa  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Call number:
NB1091.65 .S54 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_529566

African art in cultural context : Mr. 28-May 10, 1981 : an introduction to traditional African art / [catalog written by Roslyn A. Walker ; photography, David L. Kuntz]

Author:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Kuntz, David L  Search this
Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences  Search this
Physical description:
[42] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1981
C1981
Topic:
Art, Black  Search this
Art, Primitive  Search this
Art and society  Search this
Call number:
N7391.65 .W34X
N7391.65.W34X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_143792

Agency history, 1979-

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Reinhardt, John E  Search this
Fiske, Patricia L  Search this
Patton, Sharon F  Search this
Kreamer, Christine Mullen  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta B  Search this
Casely-Hayford, Gus  Search this
Mack, Deborah L (Deborah Lynn) 1952-  Search this
Blankenberg, Ngaire  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Founding Director Emeritus  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Acting Director  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1979
1979-
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00362
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_234939

Agency history, 1979-

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Reinhardt, John E  Search this
Patton, Sharon F  Search this
Kreamer, Christine Mullen  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta B  Search this
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Casely-Hayford, Gus  Search this
Mack, Deborah L (Deborah Lynn) 1952-  Search this
Blankenberg, Ngaire  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1979
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217832

Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite

Creator:
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Names:
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-2007  Search this
Extent:
6 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1972
Summary:
This collection contains letters and printed material relating to African American artist Allan R. Crite. Included are an illustrated letter from Crite to Roslyn Walker, February 27, 1972; an illustrated New Year's greeting, 1972; three pamphlets by Crite, "Towards a Rediscovery of the Cultural Heritage of the United States" (1968), "The Nativity of Jesus Christ La Natividad de Jesucristo," illustrated and hand-colored (1969), and "Is it Nothing to You?" (1948) illustrated and signed by Crite 1980. There is also a copy of an article by Crite, "Why I Illustrate the Spirituals," World Horizons magazine, May 1938.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains letters and printed material relating to African American artist Allan R. Crite. Included are an illustrated letter from Crite to Roslyn Walker, February 27, 1972; an illustrated New Year's greeting, 1972; three pamphlets by Crite, "Towards a Rediscovery of the Cultural Heritage of the United States" (1968), "The Nativity of Jesus Christ La Natividad de Jesucristo," illustrated and hand-colored (1969), and "Is it Nothing to You?" (1948) illustrated and signed by Crite 1980. There is also a copy of an article by Crite, "Why I Illustrate the Spirituals," World Horizons magazine, May 1938.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Roslyn A. Walker was director of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution from 1997-2002. Walker collected material relating to painter and printmaker Allan Rohan Crite (1910- 2007). Crite was an African American painter and printmaker in Boston, Massachusetts. He is best known for his religious illustrations, but also chronicled African American life in Boston in the 1930s-1940s. During the Depression, Crite developed a series of "neighborhood paintings" inspired by Boston's African American community.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 by Roslyn A. Walker.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information
Occupation:
Museum directors -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Citation:
Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite, 1938-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.walkros
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Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94013d324-43f5-470e-a012-02f056836d10
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-walkros

African art in color: [exhibition at the] National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, May 17-October 16, 1983

Author:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1983
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_118935

African Art in Color [Exhibition brochure]

Author:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1983
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119247

African Mankala [Exhibition brochure and checklist]

Author:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1984
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119249

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