Samuel Benton Cantey papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cantsam
Creators:
Cantey, Sam
Dates:
1944-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2,600 Items
(on 6 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information; correspondence and original Christmas cards; correspondence and catalogs relating to the Fort Worth Art Center; files on Herbert Bayer, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Isamu Noguchi, and Texas artists, most of which contain correspondence, catalogs, clippings and photographs; an index card file of Cantey's art collection; catalogs, clippings and photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collector, banker; Fort Worth, Texas. Born 1914. Died 1973.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1687-1692 available at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Betsy Cantey, widow of Sam Cantey.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
Samuel Benton Cantey papers. Owned by Betsy Cantey. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Fort Worth Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bayer, Herbert, 1900-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988 Personal 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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