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Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1852 Apr. 4-Dec. 30
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.powehirl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL D10: Letter to Horace Greeley, Dec. 30, 1852.

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Creators:
Dentler, Clara Louise, b. 1887
Dates:
196-?
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dentclar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An unpublished manuscript (includes notes and appendix) written by Clara Louise Dentler about sculptor Hiram Powers.

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Creators:
Eaton, Charles James Madison, 1808-1893
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1845-1867
Size:
21 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.eatochar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Nineteen letters from Hiram Powers in Florence to Eaton, 1845-1867, concerning: the future of the Fine Arts in America; sculpture for the Capitol building; government patronage and politics; his commissions for portrait busts and ideal figures; his biographer, C.E. Lester, whom Powers rejects as "a scroundrel capable of any amount of falsehood"; th...

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Creators:
Metzler, Paul B.
Dates:
undated
Size:
299 Pages
Collection ID:
AAA.metzpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thesis (M.A.) -- Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1939.

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Preston, John S. (John Smith), 1809-1881
Dates:
1836-1927
Size:
60 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.presjohs
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Hiram Powers;and Preston family papers and sketches.

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Seiberling, Dorothy, 1922-
Dates:
1885-1955
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.seibdoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Materials, accumulated while art editor of LIFE magazine, including photographs of William Harnett, William Sommer, Hiram Powers, and Powers' work; biographical sketch, an article and two memoranda regarding Powers; photographs of Everett Shinn and his work, and a typescript of "I Remember New York," by Shinn. Materials relating to Henry McBride in...

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Creators:
Rutledge, Anna Wells
Dates:
1940-1961
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rutlanna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence and research material. Among the subjects researched are New Orleans artists; 19th century South Carolina newspaper articles on artists; the Delphian Club in Baltimore; the Tuesday Club in Annapolis, Maryland; collector William Henry Philip; the Thomas B. Clarke Collection; William John Coffee; Robert Gilmor; and Hiram Powers. Also i...

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Creators:
Robb, James, 1814-1881
Dates:
1846-1871
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.robbjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Fourteen letters written to Robb, 1846-1871, from John Gadsby Chapman, Henry Dilworth Gilpin, James H. Hackett, George Peter Alexander Healy, Daniel Huntington, Miner Kilbourne Kellogg, William Kemble, Charles Macalester, Hiram Powers, Robert Walter Weir, and Richard Henry Wilde; a letter written to "My Dear Sir" by Robb, 1848; a handwritten copy o...

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Creators:
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1819-1953
bulk 1835-1883
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.powehira
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Of note is Powers' "Studio Memorandum," from 1841 to 1845, which contains dated notations of letters written, receipts and expenditures, business contacts, works in progress, commissions and price quotations for work, comments on problems encountered during studio work, and other notes. Additional papers include scattered biographical material, financial and legal records, printed materials, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums.

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Creators:
Read family
Dates:
1848-1935
Size:
229 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.readread
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between Read family members, Thomas Buchanan Read, Mary Pratt Read, Mary Alice Read, and Harriet Denison Butler Read, and notable military, literary, political, and artistic figures, particluarly of the 19th century. Correspondents include Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church, William Whiteman Fosdick, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, Ludw...

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