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.
Biographical data; copies of newspaper clippings and magazine articles; exhibition catalogs and announcements; a poster; two Texas Art Press books, ART IN CLAY, 1979 by Willson, and THE ANCIENT SONG OF QUETZALCOATL, 1980 by John H. Cornyn and illustrated by Willson; and a U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare report, A COLLEGE LEVEL ART CURRICULUM IN GLASS, February 1968.
Robert Willson papers, 1960-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2081 available for use through interlibrary loan. Also included are photocopies of annual records, 1991-1995.
Location of Originals:
Report, 3 exhibition catalogs & 4 clippings: Originals returned to Robert Willson after microfilming.
Sculptor, painter, glass artist; San Antonio, Tex.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1980 except report, 3 catalogs & 4 clippings which were lent for microfilming 1980 by Robert Willson.
Lives of American Artists
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