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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Records, 1960-1997
RG17

Summary Information


Title:

Records

Creator:

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens,

Inclusive Dates:

1960-1997

Extent:

41.75

Abstract:

Texas philanthropist, art collector and MFAH Life Trustee, Ima Hogg, donated to the MFAH her John Staub-designed home, Bayou Bend, in 1957 and her American decorative arts collection in 1962. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, the MFAH´s American decorative arts house museum, was officially dedicated and opened to the public in 1966. The Bayou Bend processed records trace the formation, administration, and activities of the institution from 1960 through 1999.

Call Number:

RG17

Language:

Materials are in English.
Finding aid written in English

Repository:

Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
P.O. Box 6826; Houston, TX 77265-6826





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