Albert M. Bender papers, 1909-1941

Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), b. 1866 d. 1941
Art patron, Businessperson
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 675 items (on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: 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 and an album of her photos of Africa; correspondence with Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano and Virginia Bufano, and financial and printed material; correspondence with Diego and Frieda Kahlo Rivera, customs declarations, and photos; correspondence with Joseph and Johanna Raphael, photos, and miscellany; and letters from Anne Bremer, biographical material, writings, photos, sketches, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector and patron; San Francisco, Calif.

Microfilmed with other art-related papers in Mills College Library, July 1981.

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