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Albert M. Bender papers

Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941  Search this
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Adams, Virginia Best  Search this
Bremer, Anne, 1872-1923  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970  Search this
Bufano, Virginia  Search this
Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951  Search this
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982  Search this
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946  Search this
Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957  Search this
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Kanaga, Consuelo, 1894-  Search this
Leon, Judah  Search this
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
Magnes, Beatrice L.  Search this
Morgan, Julia, 1872-1957  Search this
Nash, John Henry, 1871-1947  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986  Search this
Partridge, Marian, d. 1940  Search this
Partridge, Roi, 1888-1984  Search this
Raphael, Johanna  Search this
Raphael, Joseph, 1869-1950  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph, 1885-1973  Search this
2 Microfilm reels (675 items on 2 microfilm reels)
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Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Albert M. Bender papers contain single letters from Joseph Danysh, Maynard Dixon, Julia Morgan, and Georgia O'Keeffe; letters from Gelett Burgess, Judah Leon and Beatrice L. Magnes, Roi and Marian Partridge, Ralph Stackpole, Dorothy Wright Liebes, Oliver St. John Gogarty, and Ansel and Virginia Adams; correspondence with John Henry Nash; letters from Consuela Kanaga and her husband Barry McCarthy, with an album of her photos of Africa; and correspondence with Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano and Virginia Bufano, including financial and printed material. Also included are correspondence with Diego and Frieda Kahlo Rivera, including customs declarations, and photos; correspondence with Joseph and Johanna Raphael, including photos, and miscellany; and letters from Bender's cousin, Anne Bremer, as well as biographical material, writings, photos, sketches, and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Albert M. Bender (1866-1941) was an art collector and patron in San Francisco, California. He donated collections to several Bay Area institutions including the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Mills College Art Museum, and the University of California Berkely Art Museum. Bender also served on the board of organizations such as the California Society of Etchers (now the California Society of Printmakers), California Historical Society, and the San Francisco Symphony.
Related Materials:
Mills College L F.W. Olin Library, Special Collections Department holds the Albert M. Bender Papers, 1920-1941. Stanford University Department of Special Collections holds the Albert M. (Albert Maurice) Bender Papers, 1871-1948.
Microfilmed with other art-related papers in Mills College Library, July 1981.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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