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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.

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.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.