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Norma R. Ory papers, 1948-1984

Ory, Norma R.



Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 300 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Printed material, biographical data, correspondence and photographs.
REEL 3447 (fr. 3-455): Biographical data; Christmas cards by Ory; exhibition catalogs and clippings; teaching material kept as Dean of the Junior School, Arthur Glassel, Jr. School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and files on exhibitions curated by Ory, containing correspondence, clippings and photographs.
REEL 3447 (fr. 458-613); Six catalogs from exhibitions curated by Ory and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, including ART OF THE ALAPHABET, WOOD IN ART, BOOKBINDING: A LIVING ART, IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD, A PEACEABLE KINGDOM: ANIMALS IN ART and ARTIST AND ARTISAN: NATIVE AMERICAN ART.

Biographical/Historical Note

Curator; Houston, Texas.


Material donated and lent by Norma Ory, 1985, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. The donated exhibition catalogs were transferred to the NMAA-NPG library after microfilming.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 3447 (fr. 3-455): Originals returned to the lender, Norma Ory, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3447 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

Norma R. Ory papers, 1948-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.