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Bess, Forrest - Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Extent:
(12 folders)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18-29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1983
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

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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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99c834a1e-c876-4c9b-a804-377cb2f12040
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref32

Bess, Forrest - Clippings

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Extent:
(2 folders)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 32-33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1982
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91931e726-868b-456b-8e18-aa3b3d1b64eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref35
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Bess, Forrest - Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1977
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9326e64a9-31c5-4798-88a5-2024205e9ea2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref31

Bess, Forrest - Whitney Exhibition

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 34
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981-1982
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9da858ba4-8e9c-41ed-9e50-db3476b9eb2a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref36

Bess, Forrest - Photographs, Installations

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 43
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1962, 1981
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

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Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96dfdaae4-ed42-411f-bf7b-83da6865699b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref42

Bess, Forrest - Sketches

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 45
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950-1970
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94d886b92-e2f7-49ba-9e03-8bdacfa8e230
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref44

Bess, Forrest - Announcements and Catalogs

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1982
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f885fbeb-a078-4c20-8ae8-4282afbfb501
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref34

Bess, Forrest - Sales and Expenses

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 35
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1967
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98aa92e55-1c66-4a7b-b615-f76d8d1f38d7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref37

Bess, Forrest - Snapshots by Artist

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 44
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9226923f3-4e6f-4457-81ee-d18544fd5b9a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref43

Bess, Forrest - Writings by and about Artist

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1981
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9984cf11b-b08f-4289-b540-1dc7774234ea
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref33

Bess, Forrest - Negatives, Sculpture in India

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw930b54a1c-a263-4861-9991-ba084217a23d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref3456

Bess, Forrest - Photographs, Works of Art

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 40
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs [31027000712972]
Date:
circa 1950s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96d820b30-a658-4060-8c9e-806e64954105
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref3457

Bess, Forrest - Photographs, Works of Art

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 41
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs [31027000712972]
Date:
circa 1960s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ca26416d-41c5-467a-9d4f-97903916453c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref3458

Bess, Forrest - Contact Sheets, Sculpture in India

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f712e45e-cd84-494e-9e48-072427fb271c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref38

Bess, Forrest - Color Transparencies, Works of Art

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-circa 1967
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw961458129-6884-4da7-bad2-f992e0c2f32e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref39

Bess, Forrest - Photographs, Works of Art

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs [31027000712972]
Date:
circa 1940s-circa 1950s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bade1a85-38eb-4dfb-ba98-7a7c0465273d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref40

Bess, Forrest

Collection Creator:
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs [31027000765970]
Date:
circa 1950-2010
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dore Ashton papers
Dore Ashton papers / Series 7: Photographs of Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9453f1381-41d8-467a-a24b-0e1caf1ed2d9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ashtdore-ref467

Photograph of Forrest Bess' work

Photographer:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Subject:
Bess, Forrest  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1960s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13928
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13928
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A painting by Forrest Bess

Photographer:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Subject:
Bess, Forrest  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1960s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13936
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13936
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Diagrams and notes

Creator:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Subject:
Bess, Forrest  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13855
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Meyer Schapiro papers, 1949-1982
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13855

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