Richard F. Brown papers

Collection ID:
Brown, Richard F. (Richard Fargo), 1916-1979
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Undated correspondence; an untitled manuscript on Impressionism; notes for lectures, and lectures, given by Brown at the Frick Collection (one, on Camille Pissaro, includes photographs); exhibition catalogs and invitations; and newspaper clippings. Unmicrofilmed material includes school drawings; and university and other class notes, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Richard F. Brown (1916-1979) was a museum director and art historian in Fort Worth, Texas.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3382A-3385 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1984 by Mrs. Brown, widow of Richard Brown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid listing the subjects of Brown's Frick lectures and information on the unmicrofilmed portions of the collection available in all Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- Texas -- Fort Worth Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- Texas -- Fort Worth Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- United States Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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