Greenough family letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.greegree
Creators:
Greenough family
Dates:
1813-1891
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 445 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters written by Henry and Frances Greenough from various locations in Europe, most of which are to their family in Boston, including Mrs. Edward G. Loring (Harriet), Francis Boott, Mrs. Elizabeth Greenough, Charlotte Greenough, and also Mrs. James Lee and Mrs. Mary Lee. Also included are letters written to Horatio Greenough from various people.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Horatio Greenough was a sculptor, who spent most of his career in Florence, Italy. His brother Henry originally went to Italy with Horatio, and then returned to Boston to practice architecture. Henry was married to Frances Boott.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1215 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, David Richardson, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1977 by David Richardson, whose relationship to the Greenoughs is unknown.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Italy -- Florence Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenough, Frances Boott Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenough, Henry, 1807-1883 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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