Southwest Arts Foundation records, 1980-1982

Southwest Arts Foundation (Houston, Tex.)

Collection size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: Exhibition files containing correspondence, loan agreements and shipping forms; business and legal material regarding the Foundation's non-profit ruling from the IRS, articles of incorporation, and budget and project proposals; resumes for Anthony Falcone, director of exhibitions, and Gary Libby, consultant; newspaper and magazine articles, brochures about the Foundation, and a catalog for the exhibit, "Art of the American West." Exhibition files relate to loans from: the Anschutz Collection, Big Chief Roofing Co., Cooper-Hewitt Museum, May Gallery Collection, Ruth Koerner Oliver Collection, Gerald Peters Collection, Mills Bennett Collection, National Academy of Design, and the Samuels Collection.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art organization; Houston, Texas.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1982 by William E. Freckleton, president of the Southwest Arts Foundation. Printed material transferred to the SAAM Library and photocopies discarded after microfilming.

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