Beuford Smith Archives (SC-32)
The collection helps document the formation of the Kamoinge Workshop in the early 1960s, including a notebook with minutes from their earliest meetings. Photographs from the collection show the early members of Kamoinge, and in particular focuses on the life of Louis H. Draper (1935-2002).
- Smith, Beuford, 1941- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. The digital collection can be accessed through the VMFA Collections Search website.
Conditions Governing Use
The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright, beyond that allowed by fair use, requires the researcher to obtain permission of copyright holders.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box; 54 items)
Language of Materials
The collection is organized into two series, and items are generally arranged chronologically within each series. Items with no date are placed at the end at each series.
- Series 1
- Kamoinge Workshop, 1964-late 1990s
- Series 2
- Louis Draper, 1966-2003
The collection was donated to the VMFA in August 2019 by Beuford Smith.
- Finding Aids to Special Collections in the VMFA Archives | Beuford Smith Collection
- Special Collection 32 (SC-32)
- Courtney Yevich Tkacz, VMFA Archivist
- Language of description
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Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
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