The force behind the Kimbell

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A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Kay and Ben Fortson. Kay Carter Forston is president of the private nonprofit foundation that funds and governs the Kimbell, along with her husband independent oilman Ben J. Fortson being the vice president and chief financial officer. During the Kimbell Art Museum's opening in October 1972, they were worried they didn't have enough definitive artwork to fill the museum.

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2 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Tyson, Janet April 11, 1993.

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A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Kay and Ben Fortson. Kay Carter Forston is president of the private nonprofit foundation that funds and governs the Kimbell, along with her husband independent oilman Ben J. Fortson being the vice president and chief financial officer. During the Kimbell Art Museum's opening in October 1972, they were worried they didn't have enough definitive artwork to fill the museum.

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2 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: D. Jack Davis Art Education Collection, 1882-2013 (AR0437), University of North Texas Special Collections

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D. Jack Davis Art Education Collection

Correspondence, newsletters, and grant reports related to art education and the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts (NTIEVA), headquartered at the UNT. Materials were scanned by the donor, D. Jack Davis, and provided in a digital format to UNT Special Collections. Additional materials in an analog format can be viewed in the UNT Special Collections Reading Room.

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  • April 11, 1993

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  • Jan. 18, 2018, 11:21 a.m.

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  • Jan. 31, 2018, 4:25 p.m.

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Tyson, Janet. The force behind the Kimbell, clipping, April 11, 1993; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1051071/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.