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Creator:
Benton, Fletcher Chapman, 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Lucie-Smith, Edward  Search this
Neubert, George W.  Search this
Marquand, Ed  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert  Search this
Finn, David  Search this
Tooker, Dan  Search this
Bury, Pol  Search this
Jones, Lillian E.  Search this
Valentine, De Wain  Search this
De Wilde, Dan  Search this
Louchheim, Marlene  Search this
Sanders, Pieter  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
AndrĂ© Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Galerie Denino  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.7 linear feet
1.47 gigabytes
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual material without a duplicate copy requires advanced notice.
Summary:
The papers of sculptor and painter Fletcher Benton measure 8.7 linear feet and 1.47 gigabytes and date from 1934 to 2014. They document his career through personal photographs, legal papers, correspondence, exhibition and commission documentation, clippings, exhibition-related printed materials, broadcast materials, publications about his work, an editioned kinetic Christmas card, photographs, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film.
Citation:
Fletcher Benton papers, 1934-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources' Hidden Collections grant program.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Fletcher Benton conducted by Paul J. Karlstrom, 1989 May 2-4 is available on the Archives of American Art website.
Biography Note:
Fletcher Benton (1931-2019) was a sculptor in San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
Donated 2005-2006 and 2014 by Fletcher Benton. Benton's wife, Bobbie Benton, organized the material by subject matter and date.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Video recordings  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Christmas cards  Search this
Painters  Search this
Motion pictures (visual works)  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13352
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)251862
AAA_collcode_bentflet
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_251862