Black Emergency Cultural Coalition records, 1971-1984.

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Black Emergency Cultural Coalition records, 1971-1984.

The Black Emergency Cultural Coalition records, 1971-1984, have been divided into three series: Administrative documents, BECC arts programs and General files.The collection includes administrative documents, records detailing their arts programs, and general materials related to the members, sponsored programs and other business. Administrative documents contain financial records including proposals which give details about the organization, its accomplishments and programs.

0.6 linear ft. (2.5 archival boxes)

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SNAC Resource ID: 6829092

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Joseph, Cliff, 1922-

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Painter, educator; New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Cliff Joseph, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84018629 ...

Artisan Alliance (Green Haven Correctional Facility: Stormville, N.Y.)

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Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006

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Benny Andrews (1930-2006) was a painter and lecturer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Benny Andrews, 1968 June 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397150 Benny Andrews, African American painter and collage artist, was born November 13, 1930 in Madison, Georgia. From the description of Benny Andrews papers, 1940-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123439085 Benny Andrews (1930- ) was born in Madison, Georgia, atte...

Black Emergency Cultural Coalition

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Chisolm, Michael

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Whitney Museum of American Art

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American art museum; New York, N.Y. Founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and formally opened in 1931. Previous to its opening as a museum it was known as the Whitney Studio Club (1914-28) and Whitney Studio Galleries (1928-30). From the description of Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133455 The Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art is an upper level membershi...

Sinbad School of Art (Brookly, N.Y.)

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Metropolitan museum of art New York, N.Y.

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The main building of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, a new art reference library, named the Thomas J. Watson Library, was designed by the architectural firm of Brown, Lawford and Forbes in consultation with the Museum. Severud-Elstad-Krueger were the structural engineers; Krey and Hunt were the mechanical engineers. The Library formally opened Jan. 26, 1965. It occupies three floors: the two lower floors comprise s...