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Robert James Crabb papers, 1909-1940

Crabb, Robert James, 1888-1946

Painter, Poet


Collection Information

Size: 1 microfilm reel.

Summary: Christmas cards; sketches and drawings in ink, pencil and ink wash; and a scrapbook containing a photograph, a pencil sketch by Crabb, clippings of poetry by Crabb from an unidentified source, and clippings regarding exhibitions in the 1930's of Houston artists including Beulah Schiller Ayars, McNeil Davidson, Genevieve Filson, Grace Spaulding John, Robert Joy, Robert Preusser, E. M. "Buck" Schwiwetz, Chester Snowden, Ary Stillman and Ruth Pershing Uhler.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, poet; Houston, Tex.


Lent for microfilming 1982 by Rita Crabbe, grand niece of Robert Crabb. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Rita Crabbe after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3027 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

Robert James Crabb papers, 1909-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.