Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991

Casas, Mel, b. 1929 d. 2014
Painter, Art teacher
Active in San Antonio, Tex.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Addition: 0.8 linear ft.

Collection Summary: REELS 3316-3317: Correspondence, mostly with galleries and universities regarding business matters; photographs of Casas and his work; writings by Casas and an essay about him by Carey Clements; material about the artists' collective Con Safo; and printed material, including exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.

ADDITION: Papers, 1982-1991, including: resumes; correspondence mostly regarding exhibitions; exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, professor; San Antonio, Tex.

Papers on reels 3316-17 were donated by Mel Casas in 1981 and microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Casas donated additional papers in 1999.

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