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Gerrit A. Beneker papers, 1869-1972

Gerrit A. Beneker papers, 1869-1972

Beneker, Gerrit A. (Gerrit Albertus), 1882-1934


Collection Information

Size: 7.0 linear feet (partially microfilmed on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, sketchbooks, printed material, financial material, and photograhs.

REEL 876: Sketchbooks; clippings; biographical material; correspondence; sketches; an extremely detailed gross income, an expense ledger; exhibition material; publications containing Beneker's work; and photographs of Beneker, his work, and others.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; sketchbooks and sketches; illustrations; editorials; posters; calendars; drafts of writings; notes; clippings; scrapbooks; bills and receipts; catalogs; writings of Brison van Vranken Beneker; and sketches by Beneker's father, Bart Beneker.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, draftsman, and illustrator; Massachusetts.


Material on Reel 876 lent for microfilming in 1975 by Beneker's daughter Katharine Beneker Murphy. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1976 by the Estate of Gerrit A. Beneker via his daughter, Katharine Beneker Murphy.

Microfilm Reel 876 Available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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