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James Surls papers, 1970-1980

Surls, James, 1943-

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 700 Items, (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Transcripts of a panel discussion; writings; clippings; exhibition catalogs; photographs; and printed materials.
REELS 1704-1705: 29 page transcript of a 1978 CAA panel, "Recurring Regionalism: Southern Rim"; poetry, writings and a statement made to a House Subcommittee by Surls; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.
REEL 2249: Photocopies of clippings and printed materials; Municipal Art Commission minutes to a meeting relating to a proposed sculpture for the Bayfront Plaza in Corpu sChristi, Tex.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Splendora and Houston, Tex.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1704-1705 and 2249 available for use 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

James Surls papers, 1970-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.