Bill Bristow papers, 1954-1983

Bristow, Bill, b. 1937
Painter, Educator
Active in San Antonio, Tex.

Collection size: 59 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Resume; of 6 letters from Electra Carlin of Carlin Galleries, Fort Worth, Tex., Leonard Baskin and others; copies of letters sent to Sharon King and Carolyn Wade; of Bristow's poems and writings, 1958-1981, "Conversation With a New York Painter," "Dedicated to Alexander Calder," "On Visiting Arlington Cemetery," "The Lincoln Memorial," "Remembered Spring," "Myself," and "Casting Light"; a poem, "Bristow," by David G. Buttrick, 1968; 25 newspaper clippings; 7 exhibition invitations, announcements, and catalogs, printed material about Bristow and Trinity University; 4 photographs of his paintings; and a sketchbook, July 1975, documenting a trip to New England and containing sketches of New York.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, educator; San Antonio, Texas. Taught at Trinity University 1960- present.

Donated and lent 1983 by Bill Bristow. Microfilmed as part of AAA's Texas Arts Documentation Project.

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  • Microfilm reel 3100 available for use through interlibrary loan.
  • Sketchbook: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Bill Bristow, 344 Wildrose, San Antonio, Texas 78209.
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