Archives of American Art

Gutzon Borglum collection

Collection ID:
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 1,000 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between Borglum and Dr. J.S. Lankford, between Borglum and Ellen Quillin, Director of the Witte Museum, San Antonio, Tex., and regarding Borglum's monument at the Alamo in San Antonio; photocopies of articles regarding Borglum's son, Lincoln; exhibition catalogs, brochures, and other printed material; and photographs of Borglum's sculpture.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Texas and mid-west. Brother of Solon Borglum, also a sculptor. Gutzon is most famous for carving the portraits of Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt on Mt. Rushmore.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3056 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the San Antonio Museum of Art.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Borglum, Lincoln Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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