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[Pictorial material from the Ruth Beckford papers].
BANC PIC 2016.069--A; BANC PIC 2016.069--C folder 1; BANC PIC 2016.069--C folder 2; BANC PIC 2016.069--C folder 3; ...
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Title:

[Pictorial material from the Ruth Beckford papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Beckford, Ruth, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Pontiflet, Ted, artist.

Creator/Contributor:

Hazard, Ben, artist.

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots documenting various activities and events pertaining to Beckford's dance career, community involvement and social life, mostly from the 1990s and 2000s: book signings, award ceremonies, birthday parties, anniversaries, reunions, ocean cruises, etc. Also includes a few studio portraits of Beckford and her immediate family. Among the identified individuals depicted are Katherine Dunham, Albert Haynes, Ben Hazard, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou and Danny Glover. Other subjects include Oakland's Sigame sculpture by Scott Donahue and the Alice Street mural by Desi Mundo, both of which include references to Beckford; and Beckford's stained glass window artworks. A small number of photographs are accompanied by related correspondence. Paintings by Dodge and larger drawing by Hazard are portraits of Beckford. Drawing by Pontiflet is a calendar for the month of September 2000 alluding to Beckford's physique in the costume of an African dancer. Objects include award trophies, plaques, a paperweight, and a leather book bag originally owned by Beckford's father Felix and used to store important family papers.

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Beckford, Ruth -- Archives
Beckford, Ruth -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Ruth Beckford.
Also includes 1 drawing by Ted Pontiflet (C folder 1), 2 paintings by Chas. Dodge (C folders 2-3), and 1 framed drawing by Ben Hazard (FR).
Also includes 2 cartons of objects (OBJ cartons).
Also includes 1 roll of 35mm negatives (NEG(strip)) for which matching prints are available.
Identified photographers include E.F. Joseph, Gene Hazzard, Charles Willis and Jonathan Eubanks.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
FRAMED ITEM RESTRICTED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.
Pictorial material from the Ruth Beckford papers, BANC PIC 2016.069, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Ruth Beckford ; 2015.
Objects : Gift ; of Ruth Beckford ; 2015.
One digital video disc transferred to the Digital Collections Unit of The Bancroft Library.
Transferred from the Ruth Beckford papers (BANC MSS 2015/206).

Type:

graphic
Paintings.
Drawings.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 350 photographs in 2 boxes and 2 oversize folders : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; sheets 11 x 31 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/restricted-materials-form
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 2016.069--A
BANC PIC 2016.069--C folder 1
BANC PIC 2016.069--C folder 2
BANC PIC 2016.069--C folder 3
BANC PIC 2016.069--FR
BANC PIC 2016.069--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2016.069--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1993-2019--NEG(strip) misc. box 7
BANC PIC 2016.069--OBJ carton 1
BANC PIC 2016.069--OBJ carton 2
BANC PIC 2016.069
BANC PIC 2016.069

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
FRAMED ITEM RESTRICTED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.

Related Item:

Ruth Beckford papers : Beckford, Ruth.
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