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    Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969.
     
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    Creator: 
    Pickens, Alton
    Title: 
    Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969.
    Phy. Description: 
    0.4 linear feet
    Digital Reference: 
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Alton Pickens (1917- 1991) was a painter, printmaker, and instructor. He taught art at Indiana University and Vassar College.
    Summary: 
    Business and personal letters to Pickens (1943-69), notes and other papers relating to his art instruction (1950-53), art exhibition announcements (1955-56), financial records (1949-56), and four leftist political magazines from the 1940's, one of which contains some of Pickens' sketches. In addition, there are a few photographs of unknown subjects.
    Provenance: 
    Donated 1989 by Alton Pickens via Paul Schweizer.
    Restrictions: 
    Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Art -- Study and teaching
    Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States
    Politics in art -- United States
    Etchers
    Painters
    Art teachers
    Repository Loc: 
    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
    Local Number: 
    AAA pickalto
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