John O'Neil papers, 1945-1978

O'Neil, John, b. 1915 d. 2004
Painter
Active in Houston, Tex.

Collection size: 150 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A curriculum vitae; poetry, sketches and watercolors executed in North Africa while serving in the armed forces during World War II; correspondence; exhibition catalogs, some priced, and price lists; travel memorabilia; clippings; and photos of the artist and his work. Also included is a handwritten musical score by Sam Raphling, 1962, which was inspired by an O'Neil work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Artist, educator; Houston, Tex. Professor of Painting at University of Oklahoma, 1939-1965 and at Rice University, 1965-1983.

Lent for microfilming 1979 by John O'Neil.

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