Manuel Neri papers, 1940-1980

Neri, Manuel, b. 1930
Active in Benicia, Calif.

Collection size: ca. 300 items (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, printed material, photographs, sketches, notes and financial material.

REELS 2290-2291: Biographical material; personal and business correspondence; bills, receipts and other financial material; 2 sketches; teaching notes; a grant proposal for "Sculpture Materials in their Environment"; printed material, minutes and reports on the Benecia Art Center in Benecia, California; 32 postcards collected by Neri; and photographs of Neri, his friends, family, models and sculpture.

REEL 3161: Two exhibition announcements for shows at the Six Gallery in San Francisco.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Benecia, California.

Material on reels 2290 & 2291 lent for microfilming by Neri through his agent, Anne Kohs, 1982. Material on reel 3161 was donated by Neri, 1977.

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