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Martha Armstrong papers

Identifier: AAA 10495

Biographical data; exhibition announcements; catalogs; invitations; clippings; and 2 notebooks containing photographs from Armstrong's "Artists and Their Studios" project, 1977.


  • 1977-1983


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Microfilm reel 3291 available for use at Archives of American Art Washington, D.C. office, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.

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1 Microfilm Reels

160 Images

Biographical / Historical

Born in Brunswick Georgia in 1935, Martha studied at the Heatherly School of Fine Art in London. She was commissioned the illustration for the inaugural brochure for the Texas Instrument Art Exhibit. Armstrong has exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and Glassell School of Art. Her works are found at the Smithsonian, and Carl G. Jung Educational Center.

Source: AskArt, Martha Armstrong,, accessed May 13th, 2020.

AAA online guide

Acquisition Information

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1983 by Martha Armstrong. (From Smithsonian AAA)

Note: The Martha Armstrong Papers were microfilmed for the Texas Art Project at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as part of the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art. Currently the papers can be accessed on microfilm at MFAH. The University of Houston Libraries and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston are digitizing the Armstrong papers as part of a collaborative TexTreasures 2020 grant project through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) with funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).When digitization is complete, the Armstrong papers will be made available online through UH Libraries and MFAH websites.

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Repository Details

Part of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas Art Project Microfilm Repository