Mary Fuller McChesney papers, SUPPRESSED RECORD, NEEDS ACC.CAT, 1949-2011

McChesney, Mary Fuller, b. 1922
Sculptor, Art historian, Author
Active in San Francisco, Calif.; Petaluma, Calif.

Collection size: 43.3 linear feet
Sound recordings: 35 sound tape reels ; 5 in.

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, artists' files, financial records, photographs, artwork, printed material and reel-to reel sound recordings documenting the career of art sculptor, art historian, and author, Mary Fuller McChesney.

Biographical/Historical Note: Mary Fuller McChesney (1922- ) is a sculptor, art historian, and author in San Francisco, Calif. and Petaluma, Calif.

A majority of the collection donated 2015 by Mary Fuller McChesney. Photographs on reel 1329 donated 1973 and sound recordings donated 1994 by McChesney. Material on reel NDA 1 (fr. 728-741) lent for microfilming 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache; material on NDA 1 (fr. 930-943) lent 1964 by Mary F. McChesney.

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  • Replies (filled out questionnaires) to a questionnaire sent out by McChesney for Artforum magazine, and correspondence from artists of the FAP in California, microfilmed on reels Reel NDA 1, frames 728-741 & 930-943 and eight publicity photographs for an exhibition microfilmed on reel 1329, available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibray loan.
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