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Wayne Amerine papers, 1966-1982

Amerine, Wayne, 1928-

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 3 microfilm reels

Summary: A resume; letters and telegrams, 1966-1967, from the Dallas County United Fund, Inc., Keitz & Herndon, Inc., Dallas Lone Star Gas Company, and others; exhibition announcements, catalogs, and invitations, 1968-1982; newspaper and magazine clippings, undated and 1968-1982; a typescript of Amerine's log in which he describes his participation as a combat artist in the U.S. Navy operation "Roughride," 1971; journals, 1979-1982, containing drafts of letters, notes and writings on art and his activities, annotated drawings, sketches and studies, and newspaper clippings; and undated photographs of Amerine and his art work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Dallas, Texas.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1982 by Wayne Amerine.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Wayne Amerine after microfilming. Amerine reported to AAA in Dec. 2002 that the papers were subsequently stolen along with all his possessions during his move from Dallas to San Antonio, Tx.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3349-3351 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

Wayne Amerine papers, 1966-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.