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REELS 3316-3317: Correspondence, mostly with galleries and universities regarding business matters; photographs of Casas and his work; writings by Casas and an essay about him by Carey Clements; material about the artists' collective Con Safo; and printed material, including exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.
ADDITION: Papers, 1982-1991, including: resumes; correspondence mostly regarding exhibitions; exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper clippings, and other printed material.
Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 3316-3317 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, professor; San Antonio, Tex.
Papers on reels 3316-17 were donated by Mel Casas in 1981 and microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Casas donated additional papers in 1999.
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