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Bob Bilyeu Camblin papers, 1951-1985

Bob Bilyeu Camblin papers, 1951-1985

Camblin, Bob Bilyeu, 1928-


Collection Information

Size: 3.1 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)

Summary: Correspondence; sketchbooks; photographs; slides; drawings; writings; biographical data; financial data; exhibition catalogs and announcements; motion picture film and video recordings; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Houston, Tex.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Some material from reels 3461-3462 was never received, including the correspondence, clippings, files on the Document Show, the Barter Show, B. E. & J. Holding Firm and the Venice Venture, and the art proposal were apparently lost in the mailroom at the MFA, Houston. Material on reels 3461-3462 & unfilmed papers donated 1979-1986 by Sandra C. Levy. Material on reel 2248 lent for microfilming 1980 by Mrs. Eldon Jensen.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 2248: Originals returned to Mrs. Eldon Jensen after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2248 available for use through interlibrary loan.

microfilm reels 3461-3462 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Bob Bilyeu Camblin papers, 1951-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.