The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence; writings, including, notes, typescripts of an autobiographical sketch, "I Found a Nose in Our Alley; Art in Dallas, 1896-1953," and "Portrait Painting as an Art," plays, and limericks; sketches and sketchbooks; exhibition catalogs and clippings; and photos of Travis and his paintings. Also included are photographs of Josephine Travis's teacher Frank Reaugh, and a letter to Josephine Travis from Reaugh.
Olin Travis papers, 1928-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1831 available through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Painter, teacher; Dallas, Tex. Founded Dallas Art Institute in 1924.
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Josephine Travis, widow of Olin Travis. Microfilmed as part of AAA's Texas project.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001