Albert M. Bender papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bendalbe
Creators:
Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941
Dates:
1909-1941
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels
675 items on 2 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed Albert M. Bender papers contain single letters from Joseph Danysh, Maynard Dixon, Julia Morgan, and Georgia O'Keeffe; letters from Gelett Burgess, Judah Leon and Beatrice L. Magnes, Roi and Marian Partridge, Ralph Stackpole, Dorothy Wright Liebes, Oliver St. John Gogarty, and Ansel and Virginia Adams; correspondence with John Henry Nash; letters from Consuela Kanaga and her husband Barry McCarthy, with an album of her photos of Africa; and correspondence with Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano and Virginia Bufano, including financial and printed material. Also included are correspondence with Diego and Frieda Kahlo Rivera, including customs declarations, and photos; correspondence with Joseph and Johanna Raphael, including photos, and miscellany; and letters from Bender's cousin, Anne Bremer, as well as biographical material, writings, photos, sketches, and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Albert M. Bender (1866-1941) was an art collector and patron in San Francisco, California. He donated collections to several Bay Area institutions including the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Mills College Art Museum, and the University of California Berkely Art Museum. Bender also served on the board of organizations such as the California Society of Etchers (now the California Society of Printmakers), California Historical Society, and the San Francisco Symphony.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2293 and 2294 available at Archives of American Art offices, Mills College Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Mills College Library, Oakland, California.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed with other art-related papers in Mills College Library, July 1981.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
Mills College L F.W. Olin Library, Special Collections Department holds the Albert M. Bender Papers, 1920-1941. Stanford University Department of Special Collections holds the Albert M. (Albert Maurice) Bender Papers, 1871-1948.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Virginia Best Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bremer, Anne, 1872-1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bufano, Virginia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahlo, Frida Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kanaga, Consuelo, 1894- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leon, Judah Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Liebes, Dorothy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magnes, Beatrice L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morgan, Julia, 1872-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nash, John Henry, 1871-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Partridge, Marian, d. 1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Partridge, Roi, 1888-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Raphael, Johanna Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Raphael, Joseph, 1869-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stackpole, Ralph, 1885-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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