Fall of 2019 was busy for the BDA! With the contributions of UT Libraries staff, the AKA Scholars Black Diaspora Archive Intern, and Archival Enterprise I students from the UT iSchool, three collections were processed:
That Which Surrounds Us: Selections from Brandywine Art Prints, 1982–2013, explores two elements central to the human experience—space and time. Sometimes indistinguishable, yet still distinct, factors of space and time shape our identity and inform how we view and operate in the world. Shown in two parts—Surrounded by Space and Surrounded by Time—this exhibition highlights personal expressions of these natural elements while showcasing the diverse array of fine art prints included in the Brandywine Art Prints Collection. Continue reading “That Which Surrounds Us: Selections from the Brandywine Art Prints, 1982-2013”
On Friday, September 14, 2018, the BDA celebrated the archive and exhibition opening of the Edmund W. Gordon Papers. Continue reading “Highlights from the Edmund W. Gordon Archive and Exhibition Opening”
The Black Diaspora Archive’s foundational collection, the Edmund Gordon Papers, 1933-2010, is highlighted in the exhibition Life, Leadership, and Learning: From the Archive of Edmund W. Gordon. The exhibition is now on view in the second floor gallery at the Benson Latin American Collection.