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Robert K. Fowler papers, [ca. 1950-1982]

Creator:
Fowler, Robert K., 1931-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Ca. 2700 items (partially microfilmed on 6 reels)
Summary:
Sketchbooks, photographs and slides, correspondence, writings, art works, monologue and financial material.
REELS 1995-1998: Biographical information; manuscripts and drafts for articles; contracts for sculpture commissions; clippings and catalogs; 12 sketchbooks; sketches and drawings; correspondence and clippings relating to the commissioned altar piece for St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Houston.
REEL 3126: Material relating to the commissioned sculpture for the entrance to the Houston zoo, including correspondence, clippings, financial records, sketches, photographs and a file on the Art in Public Places-Arts Council of Houston.
REEL 3752: Transcript of a monologue by Fowler regarding his sculpture now in Temple Emmanuel, and portions of a conversation between Bob West and Fowler. (Original tapes - 2 cassettes, are in the collection).
UNMICROFILMED: Thirty-nine slides of the Houston zoo sculpture, 10 etchings, a drawing, and a print.
Citation:
Robert K. Fowler papers, [ca. 1950-1982]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1995-1998 and 3126 available for through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 1995-1998 & 3126; Originals returned to the lender, Robert K. Fowler, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Sculptor and etcher; Houston, Tex.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1995-1998 and 3126 lent for microfilming, 1979-1984, by Fowler as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material donated by Fowler, 1984-1986.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art commissions
Drawings
Prints
Public sculpture
Sculptors
Slides (photographs)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8911
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211096
AAA_collcode_fowlrobe
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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