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Mel Casas papers, 1963-1998

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Series 4: Printed Materials , 1963-1998
0.6 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2, OVs 3-4

Printed material includes brochures, newspaper and magazine clippings, event programs, exhibition announcements and catalogs, invitations, and posters relating to Casas, his artwork, and exhibitions.
Clippings provide coverage of some of the main highlights of Casas's career from the 1960s to the 1990s. The history of Con Safo is also documented in clippings, announcements, and catalogs including a 1972 brochure for a group exhibition at the Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas, which includes the first appearance of Con Safo (C/S) Artists: A Contingency Factor.
There are posters for exhibitions including Humanscapes (1979) at San Antonio College Department of Art; Mel Casas: 22 Paintings at Texas Lutheran College, circa 1967; and a solo exhibition at Boehm Gallery, Palomar College (1973).
Also found is a press kit for the influential exhibition The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States, 1920-1970; Casas was invited to lecture as part of a special program developed to accompany this exhibition at the El Paso Museum of Art.
Records are arranged by material type and chronologially thereafter.
Description Container Select
Brochures and Programs, 1986-1990
1
18
Clippings, circa 1970s-circa 1990s
1
19
Clippings, 1967-1971
1
20
Clippings, 1975-1977
1
21
Clippings, 1978-1979
1
22
Clippings, 1980-1987
1
23
Clippings, 1988-1989
2
1
Clippings, 1990-1996
2
2
Clippings, 1966, 1971, 1977-1979
OV 3
1
Clippings, 1980-1981
OV 3
2
Clippings, 1987-1998
OV 3
3
Con Safo Announcements and Catalogs, 1972-1977
2
3
Con Safo Announcements and Catalogs, 1977-1978
2
4
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1963-1968
2
5
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1971-1974
2
6
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1975-1976
2
7
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1977-1979
2
8
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1982-1986
2
9
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1988-1989
2
10
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1990-1995
2
11
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1979, 1993
OV 3
4
Invitations, circa 1986
2
12
Press Kit, The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States 1920-1970 Exhibition, 1989
2
13
Posters, circa 1967-1991
OV 4

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.