John Abrams Papers | University of North Texas Special Collections

Collection Overview

Title: John Abrams PapersAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/AR0733
Extent: 40.0 Boxes
Languages: English

Request Items From This Collection


The personal papers and art works of John Abrams.

Collection Historical Note

Mr. Abrams has been a professional artist living and working primarily in Dallas since 1978. He was born in New York in 1948 and moved to Dallas after having received a B.A. in Art History as well as a Master’s Degree in Library Science. John has exhibited in numerous galleries nationwide and locally. Most work of late consists of corporate and institutional commissions. Clients include: Merrill Lynch, IBM, Children’s Hospital of Dallas, Brinker International Restaurants, Apple Computer, and Walt Disney World Orlando. He works in several mediums, including pastels, pencil drawings, acrylic paintings, and wood sculptures. John has lectured and taught art at area community colleges, the University of Texas at Dallas, and at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas. John is an avid doodler and all “finished” artwork invariable begins with these sketches. His work typically is whimsical, brightly colored, textural, and with emphasis on geometric elements.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Access Restrictions: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: John Abrams Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

Box 10Add to your cart.
Barcode: 5000995174
Item 1: Sketchbooks (8)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Framed sketchesAdd to your cart.
Item 3: LedgerAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Signed bookAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Photographs of artworks, 1980s-2000Add to your cart.
Item 6: Photograph book of sculptures in progressAdd to your cart.
Item 7: "Little Geometries" photographic printsAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Chess set photographic printsAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Catalog of John Abrams's artworks, 1999Add to your cart.
Item 10: Videotape cassette of interview with John AbramsAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Unidentified videotape cassetteAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Videotape cassette of Fiddler on the HoofAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Photographic prints of "FB Rec Center" (?)Add to your cart.
Item 14: PoetryAdd to your cart.

This search tool is provided so that you can augment your research in other systems across the web. Simply enter or modify your search term(s) and choose one of the available services below to look up information. We'll open your request in a new browser window.

Hint: Most systems will give better results for phrases when you wrap them in "quotation marks"

alert Make sure to check for additional tools on the results page to help further refine your search. You can typically find these in the left-hand column of the page or as a horizontal menu at the top of the page.

Page Generated in: 1.06 seconds (using 240 queries).
Using 13.33MB of memory. (Peak of 13.71MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21
Copyright ©2011 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign