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Fletcher Benton papers, 1934-2014

Benton, Fletcher Chapman, 1931-

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 8.7 linear feet

1.47 gigabytes

Summary: The papers of sculptor and painter Fletcher Benton measure 8.7 linear feet and 1.47 gigabytes and date from 1934 to 2014. They document his career through personal photographs, legal papers, correspondence, exhibition and commission documentation, clippings, exhibition-related printed materials, broadcast materials, publications about his work, an editioned kinetic Christmas card, photographs, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fletcher Benton (1931-2019) was a sculptor in San Francisco, California.


Donated 2005-2006 and 2014 by Fletcher Benton. Benton's wife, Bobbie Benton, organized the material by subject matter and date.

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Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources' Hidden Collections grant program.