R. Sturgis Ingersoll selected correspondence with Jacques Lipchitz

Collection ID:
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis), b. 1891
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973
Physical Description:
1 Item
partial microfilm reel

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
6 letters from Jacques Lipchitz to Ingersoll, and 17 letters from Ingersoll to Lipchitz regarding Lipchitz's "Prometheus" sculpture and a portrait bust of Ingersoll.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ingersoll was a lawyer and President of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Lipchitz a sculptor.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4547 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives, Robert Sturgis Ingersoll records.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1991 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. These letters were selected from Ingersoll's records. Additional Lipchitz-Ingersoll correspondence regarding "Prometheus" was microfilmed from the Philadelphia Archives of American Art collection, reel 4547.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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