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Chester D. Snowden papers, 1922-1982

Snowden, Chester, 1900-


Collection Information

Size: 2 microfilm reels

Summary: REEL 2815: 14 sketchbooks; 1 portfolio of sketches; and drawings in charcoal, watercolor and ink.
REEL 3352: An autobiographical sketch; clippings; exhibition catalogs; printed material on Snowden and Royal Dixon; sketchbooks; sketches, studies and watercolors; and photographs of Snowden, his studio and home. [Some of Snowden's art work also mistakenly was filmed with the James Buchanan "Buck" Winn, Jr. Papers, reel 3348 frames 837-866.]

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator; Houston, Tex.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1982-1983 by Chester D. Snowden.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Chester D. Snowden, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2815 and 3352 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Chester D. Snowden papers, 1922-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.