Harry Worthman papers
Sketches and watercolors of landscapes, concert pianists, and figure studies; portrait drawings of notable people, some autographed; Christmas cards and stationery designed by Worthman; and a scrapbook containing clippings, letters, 1963-1982, and printed material, 1954-1970.
Robert Joy papers
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.
Margaret Webb Dreyer papers
Biographical information; correspondence; printed materials including clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, articles in the HOUSTON REVIEW by Martin Dreyer, "The Way We Were: Houston's Culture in the 1940's" and "Portrait of a Houston Artist: An Interview with Margaret Webb Dreyer"; Dreyer Galleries file, 1962-1975; and personal photographs.
Edsel M. Cramer papers
Biographical data; 5 letters received; clippings; a scrapbook regarding Cramer's portrait of Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, containing clippings, correspondence and photographs; a scrapbook of sketches and photographs of Cramer's paintings; sketches; a sketch of Cramer by Bill Rivers, 1946; photographs by Cramer and photographs of his work; and printed material.
John Thomas Biggers art works
This microfilm collection consists of sketches, drawings, and five prints by African American artist John Thomas Biggers and date from 1940 to 1967. It includes studies for Dying Soldier, Preacher Mural, Web of Life, and other murals, as well as a family portrait dated 1948.
John Young-Hunter papers
Young-Hunter's autobiography REVIEWING THE YEARS, (1963); 1 clipping, exhibition announcements and catalogs; photocopies of illustrations by Mary Y. and Young-Hunter from THE CLYDE, London, 1907; and a copy of ARTISTS OF THE ROCKIES AND THE GOLDEN WEST, Summer 1984.
Bill Wiman papers
Slides, photographs, correspondence and printed material.
Robert L. Levers papers
Printed material, videotape, photographs, and miscellany.
Oral history interview with Robert C. Joy
Levy, Sandra Curtis
31 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with Robert C. Joy conducted 1979 May 4, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art. Joy discusses his personal history, his childhood, education, influences on his art and his personal philosophy.
John Singleton Copley receipt
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815
Signed receipt for Mr. Boydell acknowledging "one hundred & sixty four pounds five shillings being the remainder of Eight hundred pounds and in full for Painting a Picture of the Death of Major Pearson [sic]." Copley later bought back the painting. "Death of Major Pierson" now hangs in the National Gallery …