Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers

Collection ID:
Benrimo, Tom, 1887-1958
Benrimo, Dorothy
Physical Description:
6 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical records; correspondence, including some illustrated letters, with friends, family members, art galleries, and others; photographs of the Benrimos and their friends, and of Tom's work; an illustrated travel diary by Dorothy in Italy; writings, a book CAMPOSANTOS, A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY by Dorothy, and lecture notes; handwritten notebooks of Thomas's; address books and appointment books; drawings, including Dorothy's jewelry designs; Thomas's sketchbook; business and financial records; scrapbooks; and printed matter.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painters; Taos, N.M.; Dorothy S. Benrimo, b. 1903; d. 1977; painter.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3452-3457 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Earl Stroh after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1984 by Earl Stroh, a friend of Tom Benrimo.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters -- New Mexico -- Taos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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