Earl Staley papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stalearl
Creators:
Staley, Earl, 1938-
Dates:
1960-1981
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.7 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 4 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, slides, sketches and sketchbooks, printed material, journals, and motion picture films.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2879: Two journals containing daily entries concerning Staley's work and family; ink sketches; photographs of his family, friends, and art work; clippings; and exhibition announcements.
Scope and Contents
REELS 2880-2882: Correspondence with Jack Boynton, Bob Camblin, and Dick Wray; exhibitions list, announcements, invitations, catalogs, and clippings; lecture notes; "B & E Productions" file; sketches and 9 sketchbooks; and ca. 75 photographs.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Ca. 300 slides of drawings, prints, paintings, ceramics, belts, planters, and weather vanes by Staley, Bob Camblin, and Joe Tate; films by Staley, "Smoked Links," "All the Signs from Houston to Galveston and Back," and "Staley Draws"; films by Roy Fridge, "Student Film," and "Cube Art"; films by Staley, Camblin and Tate, "BEJ I" and "Holding Firm II"; and unidentified film and tapes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, craftsman, and filmmaker; Houston, Tex.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2879-2882 available through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 2879-2882: Originals returned to the lender, Earl V. Staley, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 2879-2882 lent for microfilming by Staley, 1981, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material donated by Staley, 1981.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art and motion pictures Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- Texas -- Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Houston Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artisans -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Filmmakers -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camblin, Bob Bilyeu, 1928-2010 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fridge, Roy, 1927- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tate, Joe Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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