Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lakeira
Creators:
Lake, Ira, 1863-1954
Dates:
1888-1954
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Manuscripts; poems by Lake; a diary kept while he was in Rome, 1888-1889; a journal of travels in Europe and Canada, 1924; the typescript of "In an Unfriendly World," his fictional autobiography of a black man; sketches; papers concerning his sculpture in the Memorial Chamber, Houses of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada; photographs of Lake,1887, and of his work, 1908-1919.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Poet and sculptor.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Lake's son Owen and grandson, Brandon McKay.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Poetry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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