Consists of archival material chronicling the history of Nye Galleries (1956-1963) as well as works on paper by artists Otis Dozier, E. G. Eisenlohr, John Guerin, Frank Reaugh, and Hiram Williams. After closing her gallery, Mary Beasley Nye (1916-1998) continued to represent Texas artists until 1983. In addition to the above artists, she exhibited work by Henri Bartscht, Ed Bearden, Ethel Brodnax, Cecil Casebier, Ben Culwell, Wilfred Higgins, DeForrest Judd, Octavio Medellin, Fred Mitcham, Herb Rogalla, Stephen Rascoe, Olin Travis, Dorothy Poulos, Ruth Tears, Broar Utter, and Betty Winn. Her husband, Hermes, was a well-known Dallas attorney, writer, and folk singer.
Image: Untitled (self-portrait), by Mary Beasley Nye, block print, n.d.