Series 2
Camille Billops papers, 1972-2009
Boxes 20-21; OP1-25, 49-55, and 57

Scope and Content Note

This series contains artwork, correspondence, and personal papers of Camille Billops from 1972-2009. Correspondence is from other artists, art historians, and curators and is personal in nature, discussing art projects, exhibits, and the publication of The Harlem Book of the Dead. Other papers in this series include fliers from exhibitions of her work, a copy of an art print for I Starve for Poetry, and a certificate of achievement from the Pen and Brush.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Artwork
Box Folder Content
OP1 "Bútlaò (bad) People at the Summer Palace," four prints
OP2 "Dances and Demons," 1979
OP3 "Fire Fighter," two copies, 1990
OP4 "For Japanese with Mirrors," three prints, 1975
OP5 "Had I Know," three prints, 1973
OP6 "I am Black I am Black I am Dangerously Black," three prints, 1973
OP7 "I'm Alright," 1972
OP8 "I Starve for Poetry," two prints, 2008
OP9 "Jazz Dancer," 1976
OP10 "KKK Boutique," 1994
OP11 "KKK Boutique I," two prints, 1996
OP12 "KKK Boutique II," 1996
OP50-54 "Mondo Negro 1-V," 2000
OP13 "Mondo Negro II," 2000
OP14 "Mondo Negro III," 2000
OP15 "Mondo Negro IV," 2000
OP16 "Mondo Negro V," 2000
OP17 "Porque No," 1978, 1988
OP18 "Rescue," 2000
OP19 "Running into a Wall can be Dangerous," two prints, 1978
OP20 "Sea never Drys," 1973
OP21 Untitled, two prints, 1975
OP22 Untitled, six prints, 1974
OP23 Untitled, 1973, 1996
OP24 Untitled, "The KKK Boutique aint just Rednecks," two copies, 1993
OP25 Untitled, "Mammys Little Coal Black Rose," 1992
OP57 Untitled, one print, undated

Gift from David Hall, 2017

Artwork by others
OP55 Humphries, Joshua, "Queen of Kush," undated
Correspondence
20 1 Letters from artists, 1972-1979
20 2 Letters from artists, 1972-1980
20 3 Letters from artists, 1981-1985
20 4 Letters from artists, 1985-1986
20 5 Letters from artists, 1986-1988
20 6 Letters from artists, 1988-1991
20 7 Letters from artists, 1988-1995
21 1 Letters from artists, 1999-2002
21 2 Letters from artists, 2000-2005
21 3 Letters from artists, 2005-2007
21 4 Letters from artists, 2008-2009
Other papers
21 5 Billops, Camille, exhibitions, 1974-2004
21 6 Billops, Camille, pen sketch, no date
OP49 - Billops, Camille, portrait, no date [facsimile; ink jet print]
OP57 Contact sheet with photographs featuring Camille Billops and James V. Hatch, undated

Gift from David Hall, 2017

21 7 Exhibit postcards, 1976-1993
21 8 I Starve for Poetry, art prints, 2008
21 9 The Pen and Brush, Incorporated, certificate of achievement to Camille Billops, 2008
21 10 Weeksville Society, 1975-2003
21 11 Women's Caucus for Art Honors Camille Billops and others, 2002
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