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Burton Callicott papers, 1931-1996

Creator:
Callicott, Burton, 1907-
Subject:
Faiers, Edward Spencer
Memphis Academy of Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Includes: a résumé; a travel diary of Callicott's European trip with fellow Memphis artist Edward Faiers, May 1983; a scrapbook containing catalogs, newspaper clippings, letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Jack Farris, Peter R. Formanek, Clarence Day, Lamar Alexander, J. Richard Gruber, and Rogert F. Fogelman; inventories of works of art (2 v.), including a "Catalogue of Oil Paintings" nos. 1-233 (1933-1995), "Catalogue of Paintings" nos. 234-436 (1979-1996), and "Catalogue of Works on Paper" charcoal, pastel, dry color (from 1967); published writings by and about Callicott; unpublished writings by Callicott including notes on works of art, lectures, sermons, and other public addresses; prints of illustrations by Callicott for an aircraft assembly plant, 1945; photographs of Callicott, his works of art and studio; slides of oil paintings (catalog nos. 1-346); photocopies of calligraphy samples; exhibition catalogs; and VHS videotapes, "Local Color," produced by WKNO-TV (1989) and "Journeyman of Light," produced by Jim Crosthwait for the Memphis Art Gallery Association (1991).
Citation:
Burton Callicott papers, 1931-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, educator; Memphis, Tenn. b. 1907 Callicott was a teacher with the Memphis Academy of Arts from 1937 to 1973. He exhibited frequently in Memphis and throughout the South.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Burton Callicott.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Video recordings
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6116
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216321
AAA_collcode_callburt
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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