Archives of American Art

William Rudolph O'Donovan letters

Collection ID:
O'Donovan, William Rudolph, 1844-1920
Physical Description:
Partial microfilm reel.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters and typescripts of letters from O'Donovan to his family, including his mother, Mary Bright O'Donovan, and his sisters Jennie O'Donovan Abraham and Lucy A. Victor. Letters concern his Civil War service, his study of art in New York, his art work, social conditions, Christmas, and other topics.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel P23 (fr. 332-452; 570-581) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Study and teaching Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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