Archives of American Art

Robert Joy papers

Collection ID:
Joy, Robert, 1910-
Physical Description:
72 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
36 letters to Joy, mostly from patrons thanking him for painting their portraits; 28 photographs of art work; and a scrapbook containing family snapshots and printed material on Joy's career.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; Houston, Texas.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1456 available at Archives of American Art offices; through interlibrary loan; and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Robert C. Joy, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Robert C. Joy.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001