Summary: Two broadsides advertising activities for Thomas Hart Benton Homecoming Day in Neosho Missouri; a printed letter handed out to visitors during his painting of the mural at the Missouri State Capital building; 3 letters and a typescript of a booklet about Benton's mural in the Missouri capital (all photocopies); and a photocopy of a letter to the editors of the ART DIGEST by Benton.
American regionalist painter; Kansas City, Mo.
Material on reel 2786 (fr. 1221-1269) donated 1980 by Nancy Edelman; (fr. 1270-1274) transferred from the NMAA-NPG Library to the Archives of American Art, 1977; (fr. 1275-1277) donated 1965 by Mrs. Arthur L. Sultan; and provenance of material on (fr. 1278-1284) is unknown.
Microfilm reel 2786 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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