John Angel papers

Collection ID:
Angel, John, 1881-1960
Physical Description:
4.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; general correspondence; files on sculpture commissions containing correspondence, financial material, notes, blueprints, a few sketches; writings, lectures, and notes by Angel; 30 sketchbooks (28.8 x 21.9 cm. or smaller), undated, 1912-1958, and 64 sketches (26.5 x 35.5 cm. or smaller), undated, in pencil, ink, chalk, and watercolor depicting architectural elements, statues, figure studies, portraits, and landscapes, some signed; clippings; catalogs; photos of Angel, Angel at work, his studio, and works of art; a scrapbook of clippings and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Born in England. Studied at Royal Academy Art Schools. Executed sculpture for churches in Oxford, Yorkshire, Exeter, and Bridgewater, England and for St. John the Divine, New York City, East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. and many statues throughout the United States.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981 by Henry S. Angel, son of John Angel.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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