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Beatrice Fenton papers, 1836-1984, (bulk 1890-1978)

view Beatrice Fenton papers, 1836-1984, (bulk 1890-1978) digital asset number 1
Creator:
Fenton, Beatrice, 1887-1983
Subject:
Martinet, Marjorie D.
Bishop, Emily Clayton
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
9.3 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical accounts, correspondence, drawings, note cards concerning sculpture projects, financial and printed material, and photographs of Fenton and of works of art.
Citation:
Beatrice Fenton papers, 1836-1984, (bulk 1890-1978). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Beatrice Fenton papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Philadelphia, Pa. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and developed a close friendship with Emily Clayton Bishop, whose work she promoted after Bishop's death in 1912.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 and 1991 by Joan Martin, a sculptor and former student of Fenton's who inherited Fenton's studio and its contents.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sound recordings
Women sculptors
Sketchbooks
Interviews
Sculptors
Photographs
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9637
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211845
AAA_collcode_fentbeat
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Sexual Diversity Interest
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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