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Kenneth J. Botto archive

Identifier: AG 244

Scope and Contents

The Kenneth J. Botto Archive is contains two loose leaf binders with 1,137 slides of Botto’s work dated 1975-2008. The slides are arranged alphabetically by series and a detailed list is filed with each series. The archive also includes two DVDs about Botto and his work, “The Little Book of Renaissance Painters” by Ken Botto, Santa Cruz: Blue Press, 2006, and exhibition announcements dated 1988-2010. Furthermore, there are numerous notebooks and sketchbooks containing collages and photographs.


  • 1975-2010


Language of Materials

Material in English

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Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

Kenneth J. Botto was born in 1937 in California and received his BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts, as well as his master’s degree from the Claremont Graduate University in Southern California. In his artworks he used toys and miniature props to fabricate scenes. Botto died in 2008.



2 Boxes (2 lienar feet)

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.

Custodial History

Gift of the Kenneth J. Botto Trust in 2013

Processing Information

Finding aid updated by Meghan Jordan in June 2016.

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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

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