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A Finding Aid to the Robert McChesney papers, 1913-2006

Robert McChesney papers, 1913-2006

McChesney, Robert, 1913-2008


Collection Information

Size: 6.0 linear feet

Summary: The papers of artist Robert Pearson McChesney measure 6 linear feet and date from 1913 to 2006. McChesney was an abstract expressionist painter and muralist based in Petaluma, California. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, exhibition files, printed materials, scrapbooks, and photographic materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Pearson McChesney (1913-2008) was a California Abstract Expressionist painter and muralist.


The Robert McChesney papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Mary Fuller McChesney in 2015.

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art has an oral history interview with Robert McChesney conducted in 1964 by Lewis FerbrachÔe.