Art : (Scrapbook 5)

 

Name
Gumby, L. S. Alexander, 1885-1961 (Creator)
Title
Art : (Scrapbook 5)
Other Titles
Scrapbook 5
Abstract
Scrapbook compiled by Alexander Gumby, containing photographs, correspondence, news clippings, and ephemera
Collection Name
L.S. Alexander Gumby collection of Negroiana
Archival Context
Series III: Scrapbooks
Subjects
African Americans--History; Gumby, L. S. Alexander, 1885-1961
Format
albums; ephemera
Genre
Scrapbooks; Albums (Books); Sources
Origin Information
New York City
Date
between 1901 and 1961
Physical Description
1 volume
Note (Biographical)
L. S. Alexander Gumby (1885-1961) was an African-American archivist, historian, collector, and owner of the Gumby Book Studio in Harlem, N.Y. He began collecting materials in 1901 and gave his extensive collection of scrapbooks to Columbia University Libraries in 1950, naming it the L.S. Alexander Gumby Collection of Negroiana. He continued to organize and add to the collection until his death in 1961.
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
16903165
Digital Project
gumby_microfilm
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/yv53-4e23