An extensive collection of original cowpoke artwork by Asa “Ace” Reid. The bulk of the accession consists of 75 framed pen and ink cartoons, and there are another 35 unframed in box 1. Also framed are 14 original watercolors by Reid, a 6-foot oil painting of Reid, and a banner from Ruidoso Downs. There are several photographs of Ace Reid by himself and with others, as well as photographs of notables such as Governor John Connally, Hank Thompson, and Slim Pickens. Artifacts include Reid’s drawing table, chair, and saddle. The collection was transferred from the Museum of Western Art in Kerrville, Texas.
- 1956 - 1995
- From the Collection: Reid, Asa E., 1925-1991 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 2 boxes (Plus 90 framed items and artifacts)
From the Collection: 22 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English