James Surls papers, 1970-1980

Surls, James, b. 1943
Painter, Sculptor
Active in Tx.; Colo.

Collection size: 700 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Transcripts of a panel discussion; writings; clippings; exhibition catalogs; photographs; and printed materials.

REELS 1704-1705: 29 page transcript of a 1978 CAA panel, "Recurring Regionalism: Southern Rim"; poetry, writings and a statement made to a House Subcommittee by Surls; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.

REEL 2249: Photocopies of clippings and printed materials; Municipal Art Commission minutes to a meeting relating to a proposed sculpture for the Bayfront Plaza in Corpu sChristi, Tex.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Splendora and Houston, Tex.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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