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Benjamin Forgey papers, circa 1964-2015

Creator:
Forgey, Benjamin F., 1938-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
28.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
A majority of the collection contains subject and research files documenting the writings of Benjamin Forgey and focuses on urban development, the art scene, and museum and monument building projects in Washington, D.C. Also included are administrative files, photographs, correspondence, and sound cassettes of lectures by Forgey on Washington architecture.
Citation:
Benjamin Forgey papers, circa 1964-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Benjamin Forgey (1938- ) is an architecture and art critic in Washington, D.C. Forgey wrote for the Washington Star from 1964 to 1981, and then for the Washington Post where he focused on architecture until his retirement in 2006.
Provenance:
Donated 2014 by Benjamin Forgey.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architecture
Art
Art critics
Art, Municipal
City planning
Lectures
Photographs
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16251
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370603
AAA_collcode_forgbenj
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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