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Dana Friis-Hansen papers on Forrest Bess, 1950-1983

Friis-Hansen, Dana, 1961-

Curator, Collector, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 200 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Papers by and about Forrest Bess, including: copies of letters, 1963-1980; exhibition catalogs, 1962-1981; copies of clippings, 1950-1983; and press releases, 1981.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1984 by Dana Friis-Hansen, a researcher on Forrest Bess.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Transferred to NMAA-PG Library after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3458 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts Houston; 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

Dana Friis-Hansen papers on Forrest Bess, 1950-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.