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Billy Al Bengston papers, circa 1940s-1989, (bulk 1968-1988)

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Series 5: Personal Business Records , circa 1960-1987
1 Linear foot
Boxes 7-8

This series houses Bengton's personal business records documenting sales, loans, shipping, and the restoration of his artwork through correspondence, inventories, invoices, price lists, and receipts. Also found are records of sales and loans of artwork by others in his possession, and his representation of Paula Barton.
Records of personal finances include purchase orders, insurance estimates, tax forms, utility bills, investment records, and grant applications to the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Description Container Select
Art Sales, circa 1960, 1968, 1970-1974
(6 folders)
7
80-85
Paula Barton, 1969-1972
7
86
Bill of Sale, 1980
7
87
Brooke Alexander Inc., 1969-1984
7
88
Check Fraud, 1983
7
89
Consignment Sheets, 1968-1971
7
90
Contracting, 1977
7
91
Damaged Artwork, 1966-1972
8
1
Guggenheim Foundation, 1967-1971, 1975
(3 folders)
8
2-4
House and Apartment Rentals, circa 1970s
8
5
IBM, 1978-1986
8
6
Insurance for Studio, circa 1960s, 1974-1981
8
7
Inventories, circa 1970, 1979-1983
(2 folders)
8
8-9
Invoices, 1968-1975, 1980-1986
(3 folders)
8
10-12
IOU, 1971
8
13
Loans, 1966-1982, 1986-1987
(21 folders)
8
14-34
National Endowment For the Arts, 1975
8
35
Pacific Interconnect, 1982-1983
8
36
P.C. Associates, 1980-1986
(5 folders)
8
37-41
Personal Appearance Release, 1987
8
42
Price Lists, circa 1960s-1980s
(2 folders)
8
43-44
Purchases, 1970, 1972, 1979-1984
(3 folders)
8
45-47
PYTKA, 1985
8
48
Shipping Receipts, 1979-1987
(4 folders)
8
49-52
Sprint, circa 1986
8
53
Swim Swim, 1979-1981
8
54
United Artists Ltd., 1971-1983
8
55

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.