Garry Knox Bennett papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.benngarr
Creators:
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-
Dates:
circa 1950-2012
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
12.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information; personal and professional correspondence; files on gallery and museum exhibitions, conferences, panels, and workshops; drafts of writings about Bennett, his works of art, and drafts of catalog essays; photographs of works of art; financial records including sales of Bennett's works and records pertaining to his non-profit donations; works of art on paper; printed material about Bennett and one scrapbook containing printed material regarding Bennet's exhibition history; and a VHS videotape of An Afternoon with Garry Knox Bennett, Oakland Museum of California, June 9, 2001.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Garry Knox Bennett (1934- ) is a woodworker, sculptor and furniture designer in Oakland, Calif.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2003 by Sylvia Bennett, Bennett's wife, and 2017 by Garry Knox Bennett. The papers were collected as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project For Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodworkers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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