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Mary Heath Keesling papers, 1965-1997

Keesling, Mary H. (Mary Heath), 1914-

Collector, Art patron


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, ca. 130 items (0.4 linear ft.)

Summary: Letters, both personal and business, to Keesling from artists, museums, galleries and others in the art community of the San Francisco Bay area. Among the correspondents are David Anderson (8 items), Richard and Phyllis Diebenkorn (4 letters), Gerald Norland (18 letters), Gordon Onslow-Ford (4 items), David Gilhooly (3 letters), Philip Guston (3 letters), William T. Wiley (3 letters), Richard Shaw ( 1 letter), Frank Lobdell (2 letters), Grace McCann Morley (2 letters), William Allan (7 letters), and Christo (1 letter).

Biographical/Historical Note

Collector, art patron; San Francisco, Calif; b. 1914.


Donated 1997 by Mary Heath Keesling.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Mary Heath Keesling papers, 1965-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.