Collection ID:
Cain, Joseph Alexander, 1920-1980
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Personal and professional papers.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3450-3451: Biographical material; correspondence; manuscript on casein painting; inventory of works donated to Southwest collections; certificates and awards; exhibition catalogs and announcements; photocopies of a sketchbook and sketches; writings; printed materials; and photographs of Cain, his family, and paintings. Also included are tape recordings of lectures and slides.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3359: Art reviews written by Cain for the Corpus Christi Caller, the local newspaper.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, teacher, art critic; Corpus Christi, Tx.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3359 & 3450-3451 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
REEL 3359 Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1984 by Mrs. Joseph Cain, except for art reviews which were lent.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American -- Texas -- Corpus Christi Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001