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Bill Bristow papers, 1954-1983

Bill Bristow papers, 1954-1983

Bristow, Bill, 1937-

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 59 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Resume; of 6 letters from Electra Carlin of Carlin Galleries, Fort Worth, Tex., Leonard Baskin and others; copies of letters sent to Sharon King and Carolyn Wade; of Bristow's poems and writings, 1958-1981, "Conversation With a New York Painter," "Dedicated to Alexander Calder," "On Visiting Arlington Cemetery," "The Lincoln Memorial," "Remembered Spring," "Myself," and "Casting Light"; a poem, "Bristow," by David G. Buttrick, 1968; 25 newspaper clippings; 7 exhibition invitations, announcements, and catalogs, printed material about Bristow and Trinity University; 4 photographs of his paintings; and a sketchbook, July 1975, documenting a trip to New England and containing sketches of New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; San Antonio, Texas. Taught at Trinity University 1960- present.


Donated and lent 1983 by Bill Bristow. Microfilmed as part of AAA's Texas Arts Documentation Project.

Location of Originals

  • Sketchbook: Original returned to Bill Bristow, after microfilming.

Sketchbook: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Bill Bristow, 344 Wildrose, San Antonio, Texas 78209.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.