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Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991

Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991

Casas, Mel, 1929-2014

Art teacher, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Addition: 0.8 linear ft.

Summary: REELS 3316-3317: Correspondence, mostly with galleries and universities regarding business matters; photographs of Casas and his work; writings by Casas and an essay about him by Carey Clements; material about the artists' collective Con Safo; and printed material, including exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.

ADDITION: Papers, 1982-1991, including: resumes; correspondence mostly regarding exhibitions; exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, professor; San Antonio, Tex.


Papers on reels 3316-17 were donated by Mel Casas in 1981 and microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Casas donated additional papers in 1999.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3316-3317 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and 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

Mel Casas papers, 1966-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.