Series 5
Writings by Lewis, 1969-2009
Boxes 62-67

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of writings by Lewis from 1969-2009 including drafts, notes, manuscripts, and research for several of her books, as well as articles and lectures. Material related to her 2009 book Barthé: His Life in Art makes up the largest portion of the series with complete drafts of individual chapters, complete manuscripts, and notes, chapter fragments, and research materials. The series also contains drafts and research for essays written for several traveling exhibitions of Richmond Barthé's work.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by work, then in alphabetical order.

African American Art and Artists
Box Folder Content
62 1 Manuscript, no date
62 2 Notes, drafts and revisions, no date
African American Art for Young People
62 3 Notes and drafts, no date
The Art of Elizabeth Catlett
62 4 Notes and drafts, no date
Barthé: His Life in Art
62 5 Drafts, Acknowledgements, Preface, Introduction, no date
62 6 Drafts, Chapter 1, no date [1 of 2]
62 7 Drafts, Chapter 1, no date [2 of 2[
62 8 Drafts, Chapter 2, no date [1 of 2]
62 9 Drafts, Chapter 3, no date
62 10 Drafts, Chapter 4, no date
63 1 Drafts, Chapter 5, no date
63 2 Drafts, Afterword and Appendix, no date
63 3 Draft, complete, no date [1 of 7]
63 4 Draft, complete, no date [2 of 7]
63 5 Draft, complete, no date [3 of 7]
63 6 Draft, complete, no date [4 of 7]
63 7 Draft, complete, no date [5 of 7]
63 8 Draft, complete, no date [6 of 7]
63 9 Draft, complete, no date [7 of 7]
63 10 Draft, layout, version 4, no date [1 of 3]
63 11 Draft, layout, version 4, no date [2 of 3]
64 1 Draft, layout, version 4, no date [3 of 3]
64 2 Draft, layout, version 6, no date [1 of 3]
64 3 Draft, layout, version 6, no date [2 of 3]
64 4 Draft, layout, version 6, no date [3 of 3]
64 5 Fragments, no date [1 of 3]
64 6 Fragments, no date [2 of 3]
64 7 Fragments, no date [3 of 3]
64 8 Notes, no date [1 of 3]
64 9 Notes, no date [2 of 3]
65 1 Notes, no date [3 of 3]
65 2 Research, no date [1 of 4]
65 3 Research, no date [2 of 4]
65 4 Research, no date [3 of 4]
65 5 Research, no date [4 of 4]
Black Artists on Art
65 6 Fragments, 1969-1971
Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
65 7 Notes and notebook, no date
Jacob Lawrence
65 8 Draft, no date
Richmond Barthé/Richard Hunt: Two Sculptors, Two ErasExhibition
65 9 Draft, essay, no date
65 10 Research, essay, no date
To Follow A Star: The Sculptures of Richmond BarthéExhibition
66 1 Draft of exhibition catalog, no date
Articles, interviews and notes
66 2 African American Artists of Los Angeles: Samella Lewis, interview, no date
66 3 African American Artists of Los Angeles: Samella Lewis, interview draft, no date
66 4 Articles and lectures, drafts, no date
66 5 Artist's statements, about the author, and autobiographical writings, no date
66 6 "Collecting African American Material Culture in the Americas," drafts, no date
66 7 Interview, 1993
66 8 Notes and fragments, no date [1 of 2]
67 1 Notes and fragments, no date [2 of 2]
67 2 Notes and fragments, notebook, no date [1 of 2]
67 3 Notes and fragments; notebook, no date [2 of 2]
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