James Chillman papers, 1932-1950

Chillman, James, b. 1891 d. 1972
Painter
Active in Tex.

Collection size: 2 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1932-1944; printed material; and scripts, 1939-1950, for radio shows, "Look and Listen", 1939-1944, "Art Techniques", 1943-1944, "The Heathers in Houston", 1944, and "Art is Fun", 1949-1950, in which interviews are conducted with various authorities on art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Museum director and educator; Houston, Texas. Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1981 by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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