Research Catalog

Notable blacks poster collection

Title
Notable blacks poster collection [graphic].
Publication
<193-?-1990?>

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Details

Found In
(CstRLIN)NYPG087000308-f
Description
<127> posters : col. and b&w.
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Posters – 1930-1989.
  • Photomechanical prints – 1930-1989.
Note
  • Title devised.
  • Some posters torn, creased, some with tape residue; some are duplicates.
Access (note)
  • Access to the collection is by appointment only and is restricted to qualified and experienced researchers.
Cite As (note)
  • From the collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox & Tilden Foundations, Art & Artifacts Division.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Works from the collection may be borrowed for exhibition purposes. Photography of art or artifacts in the collection is prohibited. In most instances, prints of collection items are available for sale to researchers. Permission for loans and to reproduce prints for publication must be obtained in writing.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Poster Collection.
Call Number
Sc Art Posters - Notable blacks
Title
Notable blacks poster collection [graphic].
Imprint
<193-?-1990?>
Access
Access to the collection is by appointment only and is restricted to qualified and experienced researchers.
Summary
Posters manufactured between 1930 and 1990 (primarily during the 1980's). Collection commemorates the achievement of African American educators, scientists, civil rights workers, politicians, abolitionists, church workers, entertainers, Nobel Prize winners and others, occasionally providing some biographical and/or historical information on the subject. Collection about evenly split between posters commemorating individuals and those commemorating groups of people. Posters are sponsored by private concerns, government agencies and corporations.
Individuals honored include Eldridge Cleaver, H. Rap Brown, Adam Clayton Powell, Frederick Douglass, Crispus Attucks, Toussaint Louverture, Marcus Garvey and Arthur Schomburg.
Cite As:
From the collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox & Tilden Foundations, Art & Artifacts Division.
Terms Of Use
Works from the collection may be borrowed for exhibition purposes. Photography of art or artifacts in the collection is prohibited. In most instances, prints of collection items are available for sale to researchers. Permission for loans and to reproduce prints for publication must be obtained in writing.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Poster Collection.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Found In:
(CstRLIN)NYPG087000308-f
Research Call Number
Sc Art Posters - Notable blacks
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