Forrest Bess letters, 1966-1972

Bess, Forrest, b. 1911 d. 1977
Active in Tx.

Collection size: 22 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence with Mrs. Wanda K. Sivells, Director, J. M. Hodges Learning Center, Wharton County Junior College, Wharton, Texas, regarding Bess' paintings and the donation of his personal library to Wharton Library.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1981 by Suzy Thompson, acquaintance of Forrest Bess. Photocopies discarded after microfilming.

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