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Gibbs Milliken papers, 1961-1982

Milliken, Gibbs, 1935-

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical data sheets; 10 letters; writings by Milliken, including a copy of "Photography as Art", undated, "Philosophy of Art", 1964, "A Personal Vison", 1965, and a set of journal pages, containing Milliken's ideas for paintings and the philosophy behind them; printed material, including Milliken's annual reports as a member of the University of Texas faculty, exhibition catalogs and various publications containing references to Milliken; and photographs of Milliken and his work. Also included are two scrapbooks, undated and 1961-1982, containing: a resume; letters, 1963-1981; lists of works; a certificate of appreciation, 1977; printed material; and photographs of works of art, 1979-1980. [slides have not been microfilmed.]

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; Austin, Texas.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1983 and 2 scrapbooks lent for microfilming by Gibbs Milliken.

Location of Originals

  • Two scrapbooks: Originals returned to the lender, Gibbs Milliken, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3273-3274 available for use only at the 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

Gibbs Milliken papers, 1961-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.