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    Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969.
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    Pickens, Alton
    Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969.
    Phy. Description: 
    0.4 linear feet
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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.
    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.
    Donated 1989 by Alton Pickens via Paul Schweizer.
    Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
    Art -- Study and teaching
    Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States
    Politics in art -- United States
    Art teachers
    Repository Loc: 
    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
    Local Number: 
    AAA pickalto
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