0.3 Linear feet, ca. 2700 items (partially microfilmed on 6 reels)
Sketchbooks, photographs and slides, correspondence, writings, art works, monologue and financial material.<br /> REELS 1995-1998: Biographical information; manuscripts and drafts for articles; contracts for sculpture commissions; clippings and catalogs; 12 sketchbooks; sketches and drawings; correspondence and clippings relating to the commissioned altar piece for St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Houston.<br /> REEL 3126: Material relating to the commissioned sculpture for the entrance to the Houston zoo, including correspondence, clippings, financial records, sketches, photographs and a file on the Art in Public Places-Arts Council of Houston.<br /> REEL 3752: Transcript of a monologue by Fowler regarding his sculpture now in Temple Emmanuel, and portions of a conversation between Bob West and Fowler. (Original tapes - 2 cassettes, are in the collection).<br /> UNMICROFILMED: Thirty-nine slides of the Houston zoo sculpture, 10 etchings, a drawing, and a print.
Robert K. Fowler papers, [ca. 1950-1982]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
35mm microfilm reels 1995-1998 and 3126 available for through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 1995-1998 & 3126; Originals returned to the lender, Robert K. Fowler, after microfilming.
Sculptor and etcher; Houston, Tex.
Material on reels 1995-1998 and 3126 lent for microfilming, 1979-1984, by Fowler as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material donated by Fowler, 1984-1986.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001