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Jim Love papers, 1959-1979

Love, Jim, 1927-2005



Collection Information

Size: 500 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence with Forrest Bess, Jack Boynton, Roy Fridge, Harry Hilson, David McManaway, Harvey Quaytman, and others; clippings, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; and photographs of Love and his friends, of his art works, and his exhibitions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, Houston, Texas; born in Amarillo, Texas. Represented in the Menil Collection in Houston and Museum of Modern Art, New York in addition to other collections. Works primarily in steel.


Lent for microfilming 1979 by Jim Love.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Jim Love after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1705-1706 available at Archives of American Art offices 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

Jim Love papers, 1959-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.