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Sculptors, American--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Galt Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01686
Scope and Contents (2) letters by Alexander Galt (1827-1863), a sculptor from Norfolk, Virginia, and John Young Mason (1799-1859), Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General to President James K. Polk. In the 1848 copy-letter, Mason writes that Galt will sail on the Erie ship, under the command of Lieutenant William M. Blair. Mason also tells Galt to secure employment as Blair’s clerk by networking with Blair’s friends in Norfolk. It is addressed from Washington, on July 28, 1848. The 1849...

Thomas Crawford Letter to Wiley and Putnam

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00492
Scope and Contents Letter from Thomas Crawford, New York, to Wiley and Putnam, London [England] complaining about not receiving a certain publication, Art Unions, after payment made. April [18]48.

Galt Papers (III-A)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 78 G13 (III-A)
Scope and Contents Papers of Alexander Galt, Jr. and his family.  Mostly correspondence but also includes contracts, financial records, diaries, notebooks, sculptures and ephemera.  Most items written to, or by, Alexander Galt, Jr. when he was living in Florence, Italy.  Alexander Galt's sketchbook which includes photograph of Galt's sketch of General Stonewall Jackson.

Inventory is in Box 1, Folder 1.  Sketchbook is in Box 5.

William Ordway Partridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01075
Scope and Contents Letters, 1894-1905, of the sculptor William Ordway Partridge to [?] Allen, [?] Hardy, Edward W. Bok, and the Society of American Sculptors. Letters discuss his book, desire to write an article for Ladies Home Journal on the history of women's clothing, attending social gatherings, and Society of American Sculptors affairs.

4 items.

William Wetmore Story Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01076
Scope and Contents Letters and poetry of the American sculptor, essayist, and poet, William Wetmore Story. Includes an 1846 poem entitled, "Plea for Peace,"; an 1851 reply to a request for an autograph of his father, Justice Joseph Story (1779-1845); and an 1894 letter giving his opinion on a book and enclosing the clipping of his poem, "In the Rain."