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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Kelly Fearing Interview Transcript, 2002



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fearing, Kelly, 1918-2011
Creator: Dunnam, Valerie
Title: Fearing, Kelly, Interview Transcript
Dates: 2002
Abstract: Kelly Fearing (1918-2011) was a longtime professor and professor emeritus of Art at the University of Texas at Austin. The transcript is an oral history interview transcript of Fearing conducted in 2002.
Accession No.: 2004-111
OCLC No.: 960907894
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Kelly Fearing was born in Fordyce, Arkansas, on October 18, 1918. He studied art at Louisiana Tech University and earned his master's degree in art from Columbia. He taught at Texas Wesleyan College from 1945 to 1947, when he began his long career in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin. He retired as Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in 1987 and continued to work as a professional artist. He has been known as a "maverick" of Texas modernist art. More than 80 of his prints and drawings are in the holdings of the Blanton Museum of Art on the UT Austin campus. He died in West Lake Hills, Austin, on March 13, 2011.

Source:

Obituary of Kelly Fearing from the Austin American-Statesman, March 20, 2011

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Scope and Contents

The Kelly Fearing Interview Transcript, 2003, is a copy of an oral history interview transcript of Fearing conducted by Valerie Dunnam in 2002. The interview tapes and original transcript are in the holdings of the Austin History Center.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

The Austin History Center retains copyright on all materials. Written permission must be obtained from the Austin History Center in order to photocopy or publish from the collection.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Fearing, Kelly, 1918-2011
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Department of Art and Art History
Subjects
Art--Texas.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also "The Mystical World of Kelly Fearing: A Sixty Year Retrospective", Call No. N 6537 F34 M97 2002 at the Briscoe Center for American History.

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Separated Material

"The Mystical World of Kelly Fearing: A Sixty Year Retrospective" exhibit catalog has been separated to the Library Unit.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kelly Fearing Interview Transcript, 2003, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Brenda Gunn, March 2004.

Subsequent revisions were made by Jessi Fishman, June 2016.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2X332 Interview transcript, 2002

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