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Biographical data; newspaper and magazine clippings; a Bryant Park Artists in Residence Program file containing Chin's revised proposal for his sculpture, a news release, and photographs; a drawing of Chin's sculpture "The Manila Palm;" copies of sketches for a sculpture commission in Houston; and photographs of Chin's works of art.
Mel Chin papers, 1977-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3479 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Sculptor, painter; Houston, Tex. and New York, N.Y.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1985 by Mel Chin.
Lives of American Artists
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