Harold Phenix papers, 1959-1984

Phenix, Harold, b. 1928
Painter
Active in Houston, Tex.

Collection size: Ca. 300 items (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: REEL 3364: A file on Edward Muegge "Buck" Schiwetz containing correspondence between Harold and Rita Phenix and Schiwetz, Sharon D. Steen and others, clippings, printed material and photographs of Schiwetz; a file on Phenix's work as a design engineer for Conoco, Inc. containing printed material and photographs of his art work; photographs of of Phenix and his art work; exhibition awards, announcements, catalogs and clippings; correspondence with patrons and others; sketches; and a scrapbook containing letters, clippings, printed material and photographs documenting Phenix's career.

UNMICROFILMED: Forty-five slides of art work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Houston, Texas. Design engineer for Conoco. Inc.

Material on reel 3364 lent for microfilming, 1984, by Rita Phenix, Harold's wife, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Slides were donated, 1985, by Harold Phenix.

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