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Albert M. Bender papers, 1909-1941

Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941

Businessperson, Art patron


Collection Information

Size: 675 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Single letters from Joseph Danysh, Maynard Dixon, Julia Morgan, and Georgia O'Keeffe; letters from Gelett Burgess, Judah Leon and Beatrice L. Magnes, Roi and Marian Partridge, Ralph Stackpole, Dorothy Wright Liebes, Oliver St. John Gogarty, and Ansel and Virginia Adams; correspondence with John Henry Nash; letters from Consuela Kanaga and her husband Barry McCarthy and an album of her photos of Africa; correspondence with Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano and Virginia Bufano, and financial and printed material; correspondence with Diego and Frieda Kahlo Rivera, customs declarations, and photos; correspondence with Joseph and Johanna Raphael, photos, and miscellany; and letters from Anne Bremer, biographical material, writings, photos, sketches, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector and patron; San Francisco, Calif.


Microfilmed with other art-related papers in Mills College Library, July 1981.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Mills College Library, Oakland, California.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2293 and 2294 available at Archives of American Art offices, Mills College Library, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Albert M. Bender papers, 1909-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.