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Robert LaPrince papers,

Title
Robert LaPrince papers, c. 1977-1993.
Author
LaPrince, Robert, 1945-1994.
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Description
13 linear feet (13 record cartons)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Interviews.
Source (note)
  • LaPrince Estate
Biography (note)
  • African-American arts aficionado Robert LaPrince was known primarily as the founder and president of the National Council for Culture and Art (NCCA), a non-profit, charitable, educational public service and artist support organization. NCCA's two touchstone programs, the Monarch Awards and Opening Night, honored and featured a variety of established upcoming people of color in the performing arts. Prior to founding NCCA, LaPrince obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1976) in sociology, and worked for the National Council of Negro Women. As an educator, he worked as an adjunct professor at Hunter College, Medgar Evers College, York College and the University of Pittsburgh in the 1970s and 1980s. LaPrince was also a social worker and teacher for the New York City Board of Education in the 1980s.
Call Number
Sc MG 563
OCLC
244205492
Author
LaPrince, Robert, 1945-1994.
Title
Robert LaPrince papers, c. 1977-1993.
Summary
The Robert LaPrince/National Council on Culture and Art (NCCA) Records are divided into two series, Personal and Professional. The bulk of the collection consists of the records of the NCCA and includes board agendas, minutes, reports and correspondence; planning files for the Monarch Awards and Opening Night programs, correspondence, contracts, financial records, fliers, grant proposals, artist information files, and news clippings.
The Personal files contain biographical information about LaPrince, his family, and manuscripts and typescripts of his columns in the New York Caribbean News and Pride Magazine, and articles published in the New York Amsterdam News. There are also files for 100 Black Men and YMCA Harlem, where LaPrince served on the board for each organization, as well as information about the National Council of Negro Women.
Biography
African-American arts aficionado Robert LaPrince was known primarily as the founder and president of the National Council for Culture and Art (NCCA), a non-profit, charitable, educational public service and artist support organization. NCCA's two touchstone programs, the Monarch Awards and Opening Night, honored and featured a variety of established upcoming people of color in the performing arts. Prior to founding NCCA, LaPrince obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1976) in sociology, and worked for the National Council of Negro Women. As an educator, he worked as an adjunct professor at Hunter College, Medgar Evers College, York College and the University of Pittsburgh in the 1970s and 1980s. LaPrince was also a social worker and teacher for the New York City Board of Education in the 1980s.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 563
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