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Herbert Mears papers, 1950-1979

Mears, Herbert Richard, 1923-1999

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 200 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Photographs of art work, brochures, opera programs, clippings, and exhibition announcements.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and educator, Houston, Texas. Born in New York, N.Y. Attended Harrison School of Fine Arts, Atelier Leger in Paris and Studio Hinna in Rome. Taught at Harrison School of Fine Arts, Studio School of Contemporary Art, University of Houston, Rice University and Hill County Arts Foundation. Summer School Director, Museum of Fine Arts. Mears died in 1999.


Lent for microfilming 1979 by Herbert Mears.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Mears after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1515 available at Archives of American Art offices; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and 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

Herbert Mears papers, 1950-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.