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Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991

Creator:
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014
Subject:
San Antonio College
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Addition: 0.8 linear ft.
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:
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.
Citation:
Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3316-3317 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, professor; San Antonio, Tex.
Provenance:
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.
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Con Safo (Group of artists)
Hispanic American artists
Mexican American art
Mexican American artists
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5448
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212917
AAA_collcode_casamel
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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