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Records relating to the Lenoir M. Josey Collection of Paintings and Sculpture, 1957-1982

Lenoir M. Josey, Inc


Collection Information

Size: 3 Microfilm reels

Summary: A catalog and supplement listing artist, inventory number, medium, dimensions, title, and estimated value for works in the collection, with correspondence related to the catalog; 5 indexes to the collection, covering: purchases and sales, transactions in chronological order, certificate and provenance information, financial information, and works listed numerically; blank loan forms and agreements; alphabetical artists files, containing: purchase and loan documents, shipping records, correspondence, catalog entries, and photograph orders regarding works of art in the collection; records of exhibitions, including catalogs and price lists; and an invoice book for the collection, containing artists' names and titles and values of works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collection of the Josey Oil Co.; Houston, Texas.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1983 by Jack Josey.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Jack Josey, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3251-3253 available for use at the Archives of American Art offices only.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.

How to Cite This Collection

Records relating to the Lenoir M. Josey Collection of Paintings and Sculpture, 1957-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.