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James Buchanan Winn papers, 1927-1979

Creator:
Winn, James Buchanan, 1905-1979
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
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.
MICROFILM NOTE: Hooks-Epstein Galleries material and Chester Snowden works of art erroneously microfilmed with the collection.
Citation:
James Buchanan Winn papers, 1927-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3348-3349 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Frames 630-657: Originals returned to Kathryn Winn Eoff after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, muralist, inventor; Wimberly, Texas. Nicknamed "Buck".
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1980 by K. W. E., Winn's daughter, except clippings, printed material & 6 photos which she lent for microfilming.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6712
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208837
AAA_collcode_winnjame
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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