Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf William Henry Rinehart Fund. William Henry Rinehart Fund records, 1875-1930. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Charles Moore papers, 1901-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Self portrait of Alexander Phimister Proctor climbing Half Dome barefoot [graphic] UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Church, Phimister P.,. Phimister P. Church photographic collection on A. Phimister Proctor [graphic], circa 1885-1950. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Biography -- Proctor, Alexander P. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Papers concerning Alexander Phimister Proctor's statue, The Pioneer Mother, 1924-1950. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Shefelman, Nona Proctor,. Nona Proctor Shefelman photographic collection [graphic], circa 1909-1914. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950. Alexander Phimister Proctor papers [manuscript], 1892-1980. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Stayton, Edward M. Our founding fathers / Edward M. Stayton. Mid-Continent Public Library, Administrative Headquarters
creatorOf Alexander Phimister Proctor papers, 1892-1980 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Papers concerning Alexander Phimister Proctor's statue, The Pioneer Mother, 1924-1950. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn United States Army. Loyalty oath of Alexander Proctor, May 19, 1862. Mid-Continent Public Library, Administrative Headquarters
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Alexander Phimister Proctor letters to F.E. Elwell, 1903. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969. Papers, 1932-1945 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944. Papers of C. E. S. Wood, 1829-1980 (bulk 1870-1940). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1861-1950. Alexander Phiminster Proctor : [collection] : 1931- 1971 ;. History Colorado
referencedIn Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1861-1950. Alexander Phiminster Proctor : [collection] : 1931- 1971 ;. History Colorado
creatorOf A. Contini & Son. A. Contini & Son records, 1916-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Alexander Phimister Proctor printed material and photographs, 1908-1949. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1860-1950. Bucking Bronco [art original]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Shaw, Edwin Coupland, 1863-1941. Edwin Coupland Shaw papers, 1864-1937. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Brookgreen Garden photographs. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947. Olaf Brauner letters, 1895-1938 [microform]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith A. Contini & Son. corporateBody
associatedWith Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969. person
associatedWith Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947. person
correspondedWith Brush, George de Forest, family
correspondedWith Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Church, Phimister P., person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922 person
correspondedWith French, Daniel Chester, family
correspondedWith French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931 person
associatedWith Moore, Charles, 1855-1942 person
associatedWith Mullen, John Kernan, 1847-1929. person
correspondedWith Pinochet, Gifford family
correspondedWith Pinochet, Gifford person
associatedWith Proctor, Alexander Phimister, family
associatedWith Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950. person
correspondedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, family
correspondedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 person
correspondedWith Salvatore, Victor person
correspondedWith Salvatore, Victor family
associatedWith Shaw, Edwin Coupland, 1863-1941. person
associatedWith Shefelman, Nona Proctor, person
associatedWith Stayton, Edward M. person
correspondedWith Stimson, Henry L. family
correspondedWith Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950 person
correspondedWith Taft, Lorado, family
correspondedWith Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936 person
associatedWith United States Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Vanderslice, Howard, 1853-1929. person
correspondedWith Vonnoh, Robert William, family
correspondedWith Vonnoh, Robert William, 1858-1933 person
associatedWith William Henry Rinehart Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--Hollywood
West (U.S.)
California
California--Yosemite National Park
United States
Half Dome (Calif.)
California
Subject
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
Occupation
Sculptors
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Birth 1860-09-27

Death 1950-09-05

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