This collection documents Casas’s career and life from 1946 to 2017, with the bulk of the materials focused in the 1980s and 1990s. Materials include copies of publications, original manuscripts, original sketches, exhibit pamphlets and catalogs, exhibit reviews, correspondence, original artworks, and posters. The collection contains materials in both English and Spanish.
The papers of painter and educator Mel Casas measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1963 to 1998. The collection is comprised of biographical materials that include files on the art collective Con Safo, correspondence regarding business and exhibitions, writings by Casas on Chicano art and by others, printed materials, and photographic materials containing photographs and slides of Casas and others, his artwork, and an exhibition.
Subject files concerning the interests and activities of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations. Files include correspondence; members' resumes; address lists; business records; statistical reports; drafts for lectures; minutes from meetings; 3 untranscribed cassette tape recordings of meetings; and printed material including clippings, newsletters, press releases, programs, and brochures.
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.
Biographical information; correspondence; printed materials including clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, articles in the HOUSTON REVIEW by Martin Dreyer, "The Way We Were: Houston's Culture in the 1940's" and "Portrait of a Houston Artist: An Interview with Margaret Webb Dreyer"; Dreyer Galleries file, 1962-1975; and personal photographs.
Holdings consist of two scrapbooks. Contain writings by Dudley, correspondence, maps, photographs, photostatic copies, mementos, and artifacts.
A resume; correspondence; a scrapbook containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, letters, and memorabilia, 1960-1965; awards and certificates; exhibition catalogs; Christmas cards and cards designed by Gantz; photographs of works of art; and printed material concerning painting classes taught by Gantz.
This collection contains materials related to organizational structure of the Houston Area Fiber Artists (HAFA), such as meeting minutes, financial records, secretarial records, membership lists, and more. There is also extensive photographic documentation of various art pieces created by HAFA members, as well as a number of VHS tapes and DVDs showcasing this material.
Correspondence and clippings.
REELS 2765-2766: Correspondence and clippings, 1955-1976, pertaining to the 1950's controversy about "communist art" at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; and clippings, 1970-1976, of articles written by Kutner as a critic for the DALLAS MORNING NEWS.
REEL 2816: Newspaper clippings, 1979-1980, from the DALLAS MORNING NEWS.