The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Christmas cards; sketches and drawings in ink, pencil and ink wash; and a scrapbook containing a photograph, a pencil sketch by Crabb, clippings of poetry by Crabb from an unidentified source, and clippings regarding exhibitions in the 1930's of Houston artists including Beulah Schiller Ayars, McNeil Davidson, Genevieve Filson, Grace Spaulding John, Robert Joy, Robert Preusser, E. M. "Buck" Schwiwetz, Chester Snowden, Ary Stillman and Ruth Pershing Uhler.
Robert James Crabb papers, 1909-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3027 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Rita Crabbe after microfilming.
Painter, poet; Houston, Tex.
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Rita Crabbe, grand niece of Robert Crabb. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lives of American Artists
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