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Roberta Harris Papers

Identifier: 2021-003

Personal papers of Roberta Harris document the career of the Houston artist and instructor. Materials include sketchbooks, correspondence, photographs, exhibition documentation, clippings and other media.

The Roberta Harris papers are currently unprocessed but may be accessible for research. With questions or to request access contact curator Christian Kelleher at


  • approximately 1985-2020


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8 linear feet

Biographical Information

Houston-based artist Roberta Harris was born in Passaic, NJ, and grew up in Houston, TX. She studied at Parson's School of Design and Hunter College in New York. Harris has taught at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's Glassell School of Art and at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including a retrospective exhibition titled "Roberta Harris: "Up" 1985-2009 at the Women's Museum in Dallas, and is in corporate collections including MTV Corporation, Dynegy, and the Texas Heart Institute, among others.


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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA