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Cecille Crow papers

Identifier: AAA 10511

Letters, 1973-1983, to Crow from art organizations; newspaper clippings; exhibition announcements, invitations and catalogs; awards and citations, from various art organizations; newsletters; and photographs of works by Crow.


  • 1966-1983


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Microfilm reel 3291 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.

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1 Microfilm Reels

217 Images

Biographical / Historical

Cecille Crow (1914-2001) was born in San Antonio, TX. She attended the San Antonio Art Institute.

Crow was a member of the San Antonio Art League, the Texas Watercolor Society, the Contemporary Art Group, and the Texas Fine Art Association, among others. She was named artist of the year at the San Antonio Art League and museum in 1982.

Source: Legacy Obituaries, Cecille Crow,, accessed May 18th, 2020.

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Acquisition Information

Material on reel 1703 lent for microfilming, 1979; material on reel 3538 donated 1984 all by Gertrude Barnstone. (From Smithsonian AAA)

Note: The Cecille Crow 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 Crow 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 Crow 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