Gerrit A. Beneker papers, 1869-1972

Beneker, Gerrit A. (Gerrit Albertus), b. 1882 d. 1934
Active in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Truro, Mass.

Collection size: 7.0 linear feet (partially microfilmed on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, sketchbooks, printed material, financial material, and photograhs.

REEL 876: Sketchbooks; clippings; biographical material; correspondence; sketches; an extremely detailed gross income, an expense ledger; exhibition material; publications containing Beneker's work; and photographs of Beneker, his work, and others.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; sketchbooks and sketches; illustrations; editorials; posters; calendars; drafts of writings; notes; clippings; scrapbooks; bills and receipts; catalogs; writings of Brison van Vranken Beneker; and sketches by Beneker's father, Bart Beneker.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, draftsman, and illustrator; Massachusetts.

Material on Reel 876 lent for microfilming in 1975 by Beneker's daughter Katharine Beneker Murphy. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1976 by the Estate of Gerrit A. Beneker via his daughter, Katharine Beneker Murphy.

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