Monday, February 11, 2008
Wichita State chosen to receive Gordon Parks Papers - WSU News: "Gordon Parks and an unidentified girl in the late 1990s at a showing of Parks' work at the Ulrich Museum on the WSU campus.
The Gordon Parks Foundation in Chappaqua, N.Y., has accepted a proposal from Wichita State University to receive the collected papers of deceased photographer, author, filmmaker, composer and Kansas native Gordon Parks.
'Gordon would have been very pleased to know that his papers will reside at Wichita State University,' said Peter Kunhardt, president of the Gordon Parks Foundation. 'Under the leadership of Ted Ayres, a comprehensive plan is now in place to permanently place his personal papers and make them available to the public.'"
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