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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An unpublished manuscript (includes notes and appendix) written by Clara Louise Dentler about sculptor Hiram Powers.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:
Gould, Thomas Ridgeway, 1818-1881
Oaklander, Christine I.
Dates:
circa 1840
Size:
5 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.goultho
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Five photographs including four cartes-de-vistes, depicting Gould's son, Gould, and a sculpture by Gould; and one cabinet card depicting Gould.

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Creators:
Greenough family
Dates:
1813-1891
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 445 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.greegree
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters written by Henry and Frances Greenough from various locations in Europe, most of which are to their family in Boston, including Mrs. Edward G. Loring (Harriet), Francis Boott, Mrs. Elizabeth Greenough, Charlotte Greenough, and also Mrs. James Lee and Mrs. Mary Lee. Also included are letters written to Horatio Greenough from various people.

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Creators:
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852
Dates:
1823-1851
Size:
140 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.greehora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Greenough's sketchbook from his studies in Rome (1826) and 139 drawings (1823 - ca. 1851) by Greenough from the Petit Sully Collection.

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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:
Couper, William, 1853-1942
Dates:
1872-1971
bulk 1872-1908
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coupwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of William Couper date from 1872 through 1971 with the bulk of the material dated 1872 through 1908. The collection consists of 0.9 linear feet of letters, photographs, and printed material that document William Couper's career as a sculptor and his family life. Letters are from Couper and his wife to his parents, and to his brother John, discussing family matters, his art training, his travels, and his work in New York. There are also several letters from his father-in-law, sculptor Thomas Ball.

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Suttman, Paul, 1933-1993
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 October 23
Size:
55 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.suttma72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paul Suttman conducted 1972 October 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Suttman speaks of his birthplace, Oklahoma; of living in New Mexico as a teenager; of his love of reading; his skill in drawing and making objects in his youth; rebuilding cars for drag races; of University of New Mexico; of a sculpture exhib...

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Creators:
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911
Dates:
1874-1932
Size:
1 Volume ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ballthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A guestbook/scrapbook with signatures, poems, sketches, musical notations of European and American artists, writers, poets, musicians, and other dignataries who visited Thomas Ball's studio or villa in Florence, Italy, Montclair, New Jersey, New York City and Boston from 1874-1932. Among the many prominent signers are Ralph Waldo Emerson, Richard W...

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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:
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886
Dates:
1836-1893
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.browhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and portrait painter Henry Kirke Brown measure 1 linear feet and date from 1836 to 1893. The collection includes Brown's correspondence with his wife, Lydia Louise Udall, his nephew, Henry Kirke Bush-Brown, and other family members. Also included are letters from artists George Catlin, George Fuller, Sanford R. Gifford, James Reid Lambdin, Louis Lang, Erastus Dow Palmer, Hiram Powers, Horatio Stone, and others; five news clippings; and miscellaneous notes.

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