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Porfirio Salinas papers, 1943-1974

Salinas, Porfirio, 1910-1973

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 3 Microfilm reels

Summary: REEL 2249: A letter from Lyndon B. Johnson; a scrapbook of clippings and a few photos; sketches; and photos of Salinas and his paintings.
REEL 2250: Clippings and printed material, 1949-1974.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; San Antonio, Tex.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Material on reel 2249 lent for microfilming 1981 by Maria B. Salinas, widow of Salinas; material on reel 2250 donated 1981 by Dewey Bradford, former dealer of Salinas, then subsequently transferred to the NMAA/PG Library after microfilming.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 2249: Originals returned to the lender, Maria B. Salinas, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2249-2250 available for use 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

Porfirio Salinas papers, 1943-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.