Dorothy Cavanagh research material on Henry Hudson Kitson

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cavadoro
Creators:
Cavanagh, Dorothy, 1907-1986
Dates:
1883-1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material for Cavanagh's "The Bronze Parade," an unpublished biography of sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson; and art work.
Scope and Contents
Included are lists of works by Henry Hudson and Theo Allice Ruggles Kitson, family geneaologies, reminiscences, extensive quotes from the Henry Hudson Kitson diaries, and two notebooks with additional information; a few letters; early and final drafts of the ca. 300 p. manuscript "The Bronze Parade"; a photograph of a plaster bas-relief; and works of art, including a plaster head of a youth, probably by Henry Hudson Kitson for "Music of the Sea," (ca. 1883); a plaster bas-relief and marble bas-relief of "My Mother," by Kitson (1893), and a painted plaster bookend with a bust of an American Indian signed T.(heo) A.(lice) R.(uggles) Kitson.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Cavanagh: Art historian. Kitson: Sculptor; Lee, Mass.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1987 by the Dorothy Cavanagh estate, through Paul Bennett, Cavanagh's nephew and executor.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Unmicrofilmed; use requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women authors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biographers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles, 1876-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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