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James Chillman papers, 1932-1950

Chillman, James, 1891-1972



Collection Information

Size: 2 Microfilm reels

Summary: Correspondence, 1932-1944; printed material; and scripts, 1939-1950, for radio shows, "Look and Listen", 1939-1944, "Art Techniques", 1943-1944, "The Heathers in Houston", 1944, and "Art is Fun", 1949-1950, in which interviews are conducted with various authorities on art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director and educator; Houston, Texas. Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1981 by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3362-3363 available for use only at 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

James Chillman papers, 1932-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.