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REEL 3364: A file on Edward Muegge "Buck" Schiwetz containing correspondence between Harold and Rita Phenix and Schiwetz, Sharon D. Steen and others, clippings, printed material and photographs of Schiwetz; a file on Phenix's work as a design engineer for Conoco, Inc. containing printed material and photographs of his art work; photographs of of Phenix and his art work; exhibition awards, announcements, catalogs and clippings; correspondence with patrons and others; sketches; and a scrapbook containing letters, clippings, printed material and photographs documenting Phenix's career.
UNMICROFILMED: Forty-five slides of art work.
Harold Phenix papers, 1959-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3364 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 3364: Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Rita Phenix, after microfilming.
Painter; Houston, Texas. Design engineer for Conoco. Inc.
Material on reel 3364 lent for microfilming, 1984, by Rita Phenix, Harold's wife, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Slides were donated, 1985, by Harold Phenix.
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