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Papers of Mervyn Horton, 1956-1983 [manuscript]
Bib ID 649413
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Horton, Mervyn, 1917-1983
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1956-1983] 
1.4 m. (10 boxes) + 1 folio package. 
Summary

The collection includes correspondence with artists and friends including Justin O'Brien, Michael Shannon, Jeffrey Smart, Bryan Westwood, Donald Friend, Espie Dods, and Sir Lorimer Dods; a small amount of business correspondence relating to "Art in Australia"; diaries and notebooks; photographs, theatre and exhibition programs; and papers relating to Horton's involvement in the Galleria Expresso coffee bar, the Sydney Lord Mayor's Arts Advisory panel, the XIIIth Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo, overseas travel and properties owned by Horton.

Biography/History

Founding Editor of the magazine "Art and Australia" from 1962. Horton was a patron of the Creative Leisure Movement and was on the committees of the National Trust, the Gallery Society, the Arts Council of Australia, the Society of Artists and the Art Gallery of NSW.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 6919.

Related Material Related materials: Records of "Art in Australia" are held by the National Library of Australia at MS 4665.  An interview with Horton by Hazel De Berg is held by the National Library of Australia in the Oral History Section at ORAL DeB 635. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (7 p.) 
Subjects Horton, Mervyn, 1917-1983 -- Archives.  |  Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo (13th :, 1975)  |  Editors -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Artists -- Australia.  |  Art -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1956-1983 
Occupation Editors.
Other authors/contributors O'Brien, Justin, 1917-1996  |  Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-2013  |  Westwood, Bryan, 1930-2000  |  Shannon, Michael, 1927-1993
Terms of Use Copying of Mervyn Horton's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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