James Buchanan Winn papers

Collection ID:
Winn, James Buchanan, 1905-1979
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data, a chronology and description of Winn's works, 1930-1979; magazine and newspaper clippings; printed material about Winn; a patent for Winn's invention MONOLITHIC WALL FORMING APPARATUS, 1964; printed illustrations by Winn, 1931-1933; 2 stamps designed by Winn, 1945; pencil drawings illustrating vanishing points and perspectives; figure studies, sketches and preliminary drawings for murals; blueprints and renderings; and photographs of Winn, his murals and works of art, undated and 1929-1958.
Scope and Contents
MICROFILM NOTE: Hooks-Epstein Galleries material and Chester Snowden works of art erroneously microfilmed with the collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, muralist, inventor; Wimberly, Texas. Nicknamed "Buck".

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3348-3349 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Frames 630-657: Originals returned to Kathryn Winn Eoff after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980 by K. W. E., Winn's daughter, except clippings, printed material & 6 photos which she lent for microfilming.

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.

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Texas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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