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Ramon Mitchell Froman papers, 1942-1981

Froman, Ramon Mitchell, 1908-1980

Painter, Portrait painter


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, Ca. 235 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: REEL 2341 (fr. 1-258): Sixteen letters, 1962-1979; Christmas and greeting cards with reproductions of paintings and drawings by Froman, 8 portraying his son Greg; exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings; art organizational material; biographical data; and brochures, course schedules and a yearbook printed by the Artists and Craftsmen Association from the Ramon Froman School of Art Summer School, Cloudcroft, New Mexico.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and art instructor; Dallas, Tex. and Cloudcroft, N.M. Born in Louise, Tex. Established the Ramon Froman School of Art Summer School in 1958. President (1969) and member of Artists and Craftsmen Association. His work was handled by the Taos Art Gallery.


Material lent and donated, 1981, by Violet Froman, Ramon Mitchell Froman's wife, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 2341 (fr. 1-258): Originals returned to the lender, Violet Froman, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2341 available 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

Ramon Mitchell Froman papers, 1942-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.