Thomas Hart Benton miscellaneous printed material, 1935-1978

Benton, Thomas Hart, b. 1889 d. 1975
Painter, Muralist
Active in Kansas City, Mo.

Collection size: 8 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two broadsides advertising activities for Thomas Hart Benton Homecoming Day in Neosho Missouri; a printed letter handed out to visitors during his painting of the mural at the Missouri State Capital building; 3 letters and a typescript of a booklet about Benton's mural in the Missouri capital (all photocopies); and a photocopy of a letter to the editors of the ART DIGEST by Benton.

Biographical/Historical Note: American regionalist painter; Kansas City, Mo.

Material on reel 2786 (fr. 1221-1269) donated 1980 by Nancy Edelman; (fr. 1270-1274) transferred from the NMAA-NPG Library to the Archives of American Art, 1977; (fr. 1275-1277) donated 1965 by Mrs. Arthur L. Sultan; and provenance of material on (fr. 1278-1284) is unknown.

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