Archives of American Art

Dickson Reeder papers

Collection ID:
Reeder, Dickson, 1912-1970
Physical Description:
6 Reels
ca. 500 items (on 6 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, photographs, sketches and drawings, business records and printed matter.
Scope and Contents
Reel 1598: Business and personal correspondence; exhibition invitations and announcements; clippings; a brief biographical sketch; financial receipts and statements of sales; and photographs of Dickson Reeder's paintings and exhibition installations.
Scope and Contents
Reel 1599-1600: 26 Dickson Reeder sketchbooks.
Scope and Contents
Reels 1600-1602: 18 sketchbooks of Flora Blanc Reeder, Dickson Reeder's wife.
Scope and Contents
Reel 1682: 110 sketches of costumes and scenery by Dickson Reeder, 48 photographs of productions, and 5 magazine articles about the Reeder School.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, etcher, engraver, designer, teacher; Fort Worth, Texas. Reeder and his wife, Flora Blanc Reeder, founded the Reeder School, a performing arts school for children in Fort Worth.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1598-1602 & 1682 available at Archives of American Art offices; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Flora Blanc Reeder, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Flora Blanc Reeder.

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
Educators -- Texas -- Fort Worth Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Fort Worth Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reeder, Flora Blanc Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reeder School (Fort Worth, Tex.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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