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George Schriever papers, 1973-1984

Schriever, George

Curator, Collector


Collection Information

Size: 2.2 Linear feet

Summary: Primarily research material compiled by Schriever for his work on art of the American West, Southwest and by American Indians. Included are papers relating to his efforts to publish writings and purchase work by Emil Bisttram.
Papers relating to Bisttram include: correspondence with Mayrion Bisttram; notes; typescript of Bisttram's "The Creative Process in the New Age" annotated by Schriever; lists of paintings to be reproduced; a clipping on Bisttram, 1984; a catalog for a Bisttram exhibition at the George Nix Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colo., 1973; and a color snapshot of a work by Bisttram.
ADDITION: Files of research material, primarily photocopies, on exhibitions and artists, containing clippings, catalogs, and some correspondence.

Biographical/Historical Note

Collector, curator; New York, N.Y. and Denver, Colo. Curator for the Anshutz Corporation art collection.


Donated 1985 and 1990 by George Schriever.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

George Schriever papers, 1973-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.