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Richard F. Brown papers, 1949-1959

Brown, Richard F. (Richard Fargo), 1916-1979

Arts administrator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet

Summary: Undated correspondence; an untitled manuscript on Impressionism; notes for lectures, and lectures, given by Brown at the Frick Collection (one, on Camille Pissaro, includes photographs); exhibition catalogs and invitations; and newspaper clippings. Unmicrofilmed material includes school drawings; and university and other class notes, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard F. Brown (1916-1979) was a museum director and art historian in Fort Worth, Texas.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1984 by Mrs. Brown, widow of Richard Brown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3382A-3385 available for use only at 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Richard F. Brown papers, 1949-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.