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Robert Overby papers, circa 1959-1990

Overby, Robert, 1935-1993

Painter, Graphic designer


Collection Information

Size: 7.7 Linear feet

Summary: Robert Overby's personal business records for his graphic design work. Included are graphic design files arranged alphabetically, personal and professional correspondence, design samples, photographs and negatives of works of art and art installations, architectural drawings and blueprints, design proofs and advertising design portfolios, posters, source material, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Overby (1935-1993) was a graphic designer and a contemporary artist in Los Angeles, California.


Donated 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Linda Burnham, Robert Overby's widow.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Overby papers, circa 1959-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.