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Robert Joy papers, 1939-1978

Joy, Robert Carleton, 1910-1993

Portrait painter


Collection Information

Size: 72 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 36 letters to Joy, mostly from patrons thanking him for painting their portraits; 28 photographs of art work; and a scrapbook containing family snapshots and printed material on Joy's career.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; Houston, Texas.


Lent for microfilming 1979 by Robert C. Joy.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Robert C. Joy, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1456 available at Archives of American Art offices; through interlibrary loan; and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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 Joy papers, 1939-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.