Robert McChesney papers, 1913-2006

McChesney, Robert, b. 1913 d. 2008
Active in Petaluma, Calif.

Collection size: 6.0 linear feet

Collection Summary: Gallery and exhibition files, records of sales, photographs, artwork, four scrapbooks dating from 1944-1980s (volume from 1960s not included), printed material, stencils, and paint samples documenting the career of painter and muralist Robert McChesney.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert McChesney (1913-2008) was a painter and muralist in Petaluma, California.

Donated 2015 by Mary Fuller McChesney. Included in this donation are two of three scrapbooks lent for microfilming in 1975 by Robert McChesney.

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