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Title Series 1: Personal
Sub-series 1: Correspondence
Sub-series 2: Family and Biographical Information
Sub-series 3: Writings
Sub-series 4: ARTS
Sub-series 5: Clippings
Sub-series 6: David C. Driskell Series
Sub-series 7: Miscellaneous
Accession number MS2011.01
Object Name Personal
Series ID MS01.01
Parent Object ID MS01
Collection David C. Driskell Papers
System of arrangement This series is broken into seven distinct sub-series.
Description This series is broken into seven separate sub-series, all of which center on David C. Driskell's personal life. As a whole, the materials in this series convey Prof. Driskell's personal relationships, interests, and everyday life. The Correspondence sub-series is the largest of the seven, and perhaps one of the most interesting because it contains the personal correspondence Prof. Driskell kept between the years 1962 to 2011. The Family and Biographical Information sub-series is particularly interesting because it is one of the only segments of the Driskell Papers that contains correspondence between Prof. Driskell and his family members. Generally, researchers will find that this series is a valuable resource for better understanding David Driskell beyond his career as an educator, artist, and curator. For additional information on what the individual sub-series contain, please consult the sub-series descriptions respectively.

The series is comprised of personal correspondence, biographical information, curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, periodicals, ephemera, writings, journal entries, speeches, receipts, manuscripts, art appraisals, and miscellaneous materials. Some materials have been restricted to respect the wishes of the donor and to protect sensitive personal identifiable information.
Dates of Creation Inclusive dates: 1954-2014
Bulk dates: 1960-2010
Level Series
Language of Material English
Quantity 0
Child Records Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 1: Correspondence
Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 2: Family and Biographical Information
Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 3: Writings
Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 4: Art Resource Technical Services (ARTS)
Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 5: Clippings and Ephemera about Prof. Driskell
Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 6: David C. Driskell Series of African American Art
Series 1: Personal Sub-Series 7: Miscellaneous