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Roy Fridge papers, 1956-1985

Roy Fridge papers, 1956-1985

Fridge, Roy, 1927-

Sculptor, Filmmaker


Collection Information

Size: 6 microfilm reels.

Summary: REELS 1443-1445 & 3368-3369: A 26 volume journal, 1959-1985, including lists of art work, illustrated ideas for sculpture, scenarios for films, plans for sailboats, a studio and houses, teaching notes, and brief essays; a souvenir book published by Fridge in 1972 containing a chronology of his life and work with photographs and drawings of his sculpture, boats, houses and films; and printed material.

REEL 1915: Clippings, invitations, exhibition catalogs and announcements; sketches for a set design; an essay "Film in Art... A Philosophy," written for the University of Oklahoma; film awards; correspondence relating to films; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and filmmaker; Port Aransas, Tex.


Lent for microfilming by Fridge as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Roy Fridge, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1443-1445 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

microfilm reel 1915 available for through interlibrary loan.

microfilm reels 3368-3369 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and 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

Roy Fridge papers, 1956-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.