The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Letters, photographs, sketches and drawings, business records and printed matter.<br /> Reel 1598: Business and personal correspondence; exhibition invitations and announcements; clippings; a brief biographical sketch; financial receipts and statements of sales; and photographs of Dickson Reeder's paintings and exhibition installations.<br /> Reel 1599-1600: 26 Dickson Reeder sketchbooks.<br /> Reels 1600-1602: 18 sketchbooks of Flora Blanc Reeder, Dickson Reeder's wife.<br /> Reel 1682: 110 sketches of costumes and scenery by Dickson Reeder, 48 photographs of productions, and 5 magazine articles about the Reeder School.
Dickson Reeder papers, 1943-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
35mm microfilm reels 1598-1602 & 1682 available at Archives of American Art offices; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Flora Blanc Reeder, after microfilming.
Painter, etcher, engraver, designer, teacher; Fort Worth, Texas. Reeder and his wife, Flora Blanc Reeder, founded the Reeder School, a performing arts school for children in Fort Worth.
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Flora Blanc Reeder.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001