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Ben Messick papers, 1934-1965

Creator:
Messick, Benjamin Newton, 1901-1981
Subject:
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Scrapbooks; photographs; and publications.
REEL 1: Scrapbook of newspaper and other clippings; 60 photographs, ca. 1940's-1960, of Messick, his paintings and Messick instructing at the Chouninard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA.; and 39 publications containing articles about him or advertising his appearances or classes.
REEL LA 9: Scrapbook, 1934-1965, including clippings, publicity, and illustrations.
Citation:
Ben Messick papers, 1934-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1 and LA 9 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel LA 9: Originals returned to Ben Messick after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, instructor; Long Beach, California. Full name Benjamin Newton Messick.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1 donated 1962 by Ben Messick; material on reel LA9 lent for microfilming 1965 by Messick.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8041
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210211
AAA_collcode_messbenj
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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