Collection ID:
Horn, Milton, 1906-
Physical Description:
885 Items
(on 3 microfilm reels)
15.7 Linear feet
1 Linear foot
Glass plate negatives

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, correspondence, photographs, writings and miscellaneous printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2814: Xerox copies of 7 poems by Horn's wife Estelle, 1927-1930 and photographs of Milton Horn's sculpture, taken by her; clippings; a xerox copy of "Statement by Milton Horn on his drawings," October 1974; a xerox copy of a letter to Dr. Rappaport regarding a bronze sculpture, AM I MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, by Milton Horn, January 31, 1974; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1294: Correspondence, photographs, clippings, minutes of meetings of Sculptor's Guild and National Competition Committee, exhibition invitations and a Frank Lloyd Wright blueprint.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3174: A resume and biographical data; correspondence, 1946, with Carlton D. Wall regarding Horn's wall panel for Wall's Plymouth, Michigan residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright; typescripts of writings and lectures; published articles, reviews, catalogs and letters by Horn, 1933-1970; exhibition catalogs, undated and 1933-1970; and 136 photographs of sculpture executed 1928-1971, taken by his wife Estelle.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Correspondence, printed material, biographical material, blue prints, photographs of works of art and glass negatives.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, writer; Chicago, Ill. Worked on WPA art projects and many other mostly public commissions. d. March 29, 1995.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1294, 2814 & 3174 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Milton and Estelle Horn, 1972-1977 and by the Milton Horn Art Trust in 2003.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Public sculpture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Horn, Estelle Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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