Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1860-09-27
Death 1950-09-05
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Alexander Phimster Proctor (1862-1950) was the sculptor of the "Rough Rider" statue of Theodore Roosevelt in Portland, Or., the "Pioneer" statue in Eugene, and "The Circuit Rider" statue in Salem.

From the description of Alexander Phimister Proctor papers [manuscript], 1892-1980. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 711782255

From the guide to the Alexander Phimister Proctor papers, 1892-1980, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)

Proctor was famous for having climbed Half Dome barefoot on his first trip to Yosemite in 1884 (cf. Hart, James D. Companion to California)

From the description of Self portrait of Alexander Phimister Proctor climbing Half Dome barefoot [graphic] a. 1945? (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 81390877

Sculptor; Wilton, Conn.; Palo Alto and Hollywood, Calif.

From the description of Alexander Phimister Proctor printed material and photographs, 1908-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565791

Proctor was a sculptor; Wilton, Conn.; Palo Alto and Hollywood, Calif.

From the description of Papers concerning Alexander Phimister Proctor's statue, The Pioneer Mother, 1924-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122456268

A Phimister Proctor was a sculptor.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_810_pid_EACP807

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Subjects:

  • Cowboys in art
  • Rock climbing--Photographs
  • Horses in art
  • Sculpture, Modern--20th century
  • Sculptors
  • Sculpture, American--20th century
  • Oregon
  • Animal sculpture
  • Artists' studios--Photographs
  • Sculptors--United States

Occupations:

  • Sculptors

Places:

  • California--Hollywood (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California--Yosemite National Park (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Half Dome (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)