University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Frank Gallant Prints, 1936



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gallant, Frank
Title: Gallant, Frank, Prints
Dates: 1936
Abstract: The Frank Gallant Prints, 1936, include five lithograph prints from the 1930s as part of Frank Gallant's Texas missions project.
Accession No.: 92-198
Extent: 5 framed prints
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Frank Gallant attended the University of Texas in the early 1930s. He later moved to Washington, DC as part of the WPA artists project before returning to Texas to complete drawings of all Texas missions.


Scope and Contents

The Frank Gallant Prints, 1936, include five lithograph prints from the 1930s as part of Frank Gallant's Texas missions project. They are signed by the artist and inscribed to his granddaughter Mary Katherine. The prints were originally donated to the Huntington Art Gallery at the University of Texas at Austin in 1992 by David J. Nagle before being transferred to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) - Pictorial works
Goliad (Tex.) - History
Graphic Arts -- Texas
Missions -- Texas
Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo (San Antonio, Tex.)
San Juan Capistrano Mission (San Antonio, Texas)
Places
Goliad, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank Gallant Prints, 1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Halley Grogan, September 2010.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.325/D34a "The Alamo - 100 Years After"
"San Jose Mission - Dining Hall, 1936"
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2.325/D35b "Goliad, 1936 - Through these doors they went forth"
"San Juan Capistrano - in Texas"
"Mission Conception"