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Jermayne MacAgy exhibition files, 1955-1964

MacAgy, Jermayne Virginia, 1914-1964

Museum director


Collection Information

Size: 7,000 Items, (on 8 microfilm reels)

Summary: Exhibition files containing correspondence, lender's forms, receipts, catalogs, invitations, photographs of art work, and installation photographs, for exhibitions MacAgy directed at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, the University of St. Thomas, Houston and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Also included are four albums of installation photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director; Houston, Tex. Director Contemporary Arts Museum, 1934-1959; head of art department, University of St. Thomas,


Lent for microfilming 1979 by the Menil Foundation.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Menil Foundation, Houston, Tex.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm rolls 1693-1700 available at Archives of American Art offices; the 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

Jermayne MacAgy exhibition files, 1955-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.