Henry Augustus Lukeman papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lukehenr
Creators:
Lukeman, Augustus, 1871-1935
Dates:
circa 1891-1935
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material relating to Henry Augustus Lukeman's career as a sculptor.
Scope and Contents
Biographical material includes Lukeman's obituary in the New York Times. Personal letters are from from Daniel Chester French to Lukeman, 1904-1931. Professional correspondence concerns commissions and is with various individuals and organizations, including F.D. Millet (director of decoration for the World's Columbian Exposition), James Brown Lord (for the New Court House of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court), and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Other correspondence concerns memberships and honors from the the Fine Arts Federation of New York, the National Institute of Social Sciences, the Sheriff of the County of Kings, and Conference House Association.
Scope and Contents
Two scrapbooks compiled by Lukeman include photographs of the interior of Lukeman's townhouse at 160 W. 86th St. New York, N.Y. and the exterior of his studio in Stockbridge, Mass. Additional photographs are of Lukeman's sculptures, including two photographs of the Stone Mountain (Georgia) bas relief project while in progress. Printed material includes newspaper clippings regarding Lukeman's works of art and commission projects, including his seals and coins.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Henry Augustus Lukeman (1871-1935) was a sculptor in New York, N.Y. and Stockbridge, Mass. who specialized in public and historic monuments.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2009 and 2010 by Gertrude Marie Bidwell Leuchs, Henry Augustus Lukeman's niece, and Catherine Leuchs Bohrman, Lukeman's great-niece.

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
Artists' studios -- Massachusetts -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Massachusetts Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lord, James Brown Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United Daughters of the Confederacy Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Institute of Social Sciences (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fine Arts Federation of New York Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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