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REEL 3100: Exhibition announcements, 1965-1971. REEL 3100; fr. 143-583: 14 artists' files compiled by Dianne David, which include correspondence, mostly letters received by Dianne David; printed material; sketches and 2 etchings by Bob Camblin; miscellany; and photographs of artists, their works and 1 photo of the gallery. Artists' include: William C. Agee, Jack Boynton, Bob Camblin, Roy Fridge, James Kearns, Seymour Leichman, Jim Love, David McManaway, Robert Morris, Futzie Nutzle, Peter Paone, Mike Selig and Don Shaw. REELS 3448-3449: A few letters received; newspaper and magazine clippings; a review by Walter Kuttner of the first gallery exhibition; price lists; exhibition catalogs and announcements; artists' biographies; miscellaneous printed material; photographs of the gallery, owner Dianne David, and artists Lucas Johnson, Paul Maxwell, Grace Spaulding John, Peter Paone, Don Snell, and others; and an etching by Lucas Johnson.
David Gallery records, 1963-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 3100 & 3448-3449 available at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 3100, fr. 1-138: Originals returned to Lester Giese after microfilming. Reel 3100, fr. 143-583: Originals returned to Dianne David after microfilming.
Art gallery; Houston, Tex. Founded by Dianne David.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Material on reel 3100, fr. 1-138 lent for microfilming 1983 by Lester Giese, fr. 143-583 lent for microfilming 1983, and material on reels 3448-3449 donated 1981 by Dianne David, owner of the gallery.
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