Forrest Bess letters to L. E. and Patricia Cooke

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bessforr
Creators:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977
Dates:
circa 1963-1964
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two letters (1963-1964) from Forrest Bess to L.E. and Patricia Cooke, concerning a Bess painting they posessed, Carl Jung, and the reactions of the unconscious to Bess' works, accompanied by slides of two paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bess was a painter in Bay City, Texas.; the Cooke's, art collectors.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3752 available at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas 77005 or through interlibrary loan from the Archives of American Art.
Reproduction Note
Both letters are photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original letters are in the possession of the donor.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by Patricia (Mrs. L.E.) Cooke as part of AAA's Texas Project.

Other Title
Other Title
Forrest Bess (microfilm title)

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Abstract -- Texas -- Bay City Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Bay City Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooke, Patricia J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooke, L. E. (L. Ezra) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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