Contemporary Arts Museum records, 1957-1972

Contemporary Arts Museum, est. 1949
Museum
Houston, Tex.

Collection size: 5 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Minutes of Board of Directors meetings and financial statements, 1963-1970; membership lists; committee reports; memorandum; correspondence, mainly relating to searches for a new director, 1964-1966, and plans for construction of a new building, 1965-1969; and statements by Board members concerning the Museum's activities, 1957. Also included are histories of the museum; exhibition catalogs; newsletters; clippings about the museum's development; and photos of the new building, 1972.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art museum; Houston, Tex. Opened Nov. 13, 1949 under the auspices of the Contemporary Arts Association, which had begun as a small group in May 1948, and officially organized in May 1949.

Lent for microfilming 1980 by F. Carrington Weems, former chairman of the board of trustees.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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