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Ben Benn papers, 1905-1993

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Series 3: Diaries, Notebooks, and Scrapbooks , 1915-1977, undated
11 Folders
Boxes 4-5

This series houses Velida Benn's diaries, notebook and notes, and Benn and Velida's scrapbooks. The diaries include references to Benn's activities, exhibitions and other projects, and the Benn family. Of interest are entries relating to Hilton Kramer, Seymour Hacker, and Hudson Walker, among others. The notebook and notes contain miscellaneous lists by Velida Benn. Three scrapbooks contain copies of correspondence, clippings, price lists, announcements, and parts of exhibition catalogs documenting Benn's museum and gallery shows from 1915 -1972. The arrangement of the scrapbooks has been retained in their original order.
Description Container Select
Diaries, 1943-1959
4
18-20
Diaries, 1960-1977
5
1-4
Notebook and Notes, undated
5
5
Scrapbook #1, 1915-1960, undated
5
6
Scrapbook #2, 1949-1967, undated
5
7
Scrapbook #3, 1916-1972, undated
5
8

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