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Creator:
Moore, Benson Bond, 1882-1974  Search this
Moore, Benson Bond, 1882-1974  Search this
Subject:
Seaton, Charles  Search this
Bransom, Paul  Search this
Sayre, Francis Bowes  Search this
Rolle, A. H. O. (August H. O.)  Search this
Lyon, Rowland  Search this
Lowe, James Russell  Search this
Cornett, Robert G.  Search this
Clark, Herbert F.  Search this
Berryman, Clifford Kennedy  Search this
Society of Animal Artists  Search this
Washington Landscape Club  Search this
Type:
Etchings
Christmas cards
Paintings
Drawings
Travel sketches
Sketches
Poems
Awards
Photographs
Prints
Scrapbooks
Place:
New York (State)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.7 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1908-1974 (Box 1; 6 folders) Series 2: Letters, 1912-1993 (Box 1; 40 folders) Series 3: Personal Business Records, 1924-1994 (Box 1-2; 0.7 linear feet) Series 4: Notes and Writings, 1902-1974 (Box 2; 8 folders) Series 5: Art Work, 1904-1991 (Box 2-4, 6, OV 8; 2.2 linear feet) Series 6: Scrapbooks, 1919-1973 (Box 4, 7; 0.9 linear feet) Series 7: Printed Material, 1916-1995 (Box 5-6, OV 8; 1.0 linear feet) Series 8: Photographs, 1924-1971 (Box 5-7, OV 8; 0.7 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The papers of printmaker and landscape painter Benson Bond Moore date from 1902 to 1995 and measure 5.7 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, letters, scattered personal business records, notes and writings, twelve scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs. The papers also contain extensive artwork in the form of drawings and sketches, etchings, lithographs, and a few oil paintings.
Citation:
Benson Bond Moore papers, 1902-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
Printmaking tools, lithographic plates, and a 24 x 30 inch display board exhibiting specimen prints and plates and a pocket barometer were transferred to the National Museum of American History, Department of Information Technology and Society.
Biography Note:
Benson Bond Moore (1882-1974) of Washington, D.C. and Sarasota, Florida, was a printmaker, landscape painter, art teacher, and picture restorer.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
The Benson Bond Moore papers were donated by Barbara Nikla and John J. Lyons in 1996, as representatives of the estate of the artist's sister-in-law, Mary Jane Moore. Additional material was donated 1997 from the estate by other relatives, Martha Sigmon and her sister Georgia King.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Landscape painting -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Etchers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Printmakers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6095
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216268
AAA_collcode_moorbens
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216268