Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1897-1978

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Shaw, a sculptor, was the daughter of prominent architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. She studied with Albin Polasek at the Art Institute of Chicago and went to Paris in 1920 to continue her studies under Antoine Bourdelle at the Academy Grande Chaumiere. She authored THE QUIET EYE and GARDENS AND OTHER PLACES and taught sculpture at the American University in Cairo in 1963. As an adult, she joined the Society of Friends and became an active participant in the church. Died 1978.

From the description of Sylvia Shaw Judson papers, 1897-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83458673

Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins, 1897-1978, was married to Clay Judson and, after his death, to Sidney Haskins. Her parents were Howard Van Doren Shaw, architect, and Frances Wells Shaw, writer. They had 3 daughters: Evelyn Shaw McCutcheon, 1894-1977 (married John T. McCutcheon), Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins, and Frances Theodora Shaw King (known as Theodora), 1913-1996 (married John Lord King).

From the description of Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins papers, 1897-1981. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713910424

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creatorOf Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1897-1978. Sylvia Shaw Judson collection, 1915-1998 Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries
referencedIn Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers, 1906-1997 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Shaw, Frances Wells, 1872-1937. Frances Wells Shaw papers, 1866-1976, bulk 1925-1937. Newberry Library
creatorOf Judson, Clay. Clay Judson papers, 1800-1966. Newberry Library
creatorOf Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1897-. Sylvia Shaw Judson papers, 1897-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf JUDSON, SYLVIA SHAW. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Brookgreen Garden photographs. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1897-1978. Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins papers, 1897-1981. Chicago History Museum
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associatedWith Judson, Clay person
associatedWith King, Theodora Shaw, 1913-1996. person
associatedWith Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. person
correspondedWith Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960 person
associatedWith McCutcheon, Evelyn Shaw, 1894-1977. person
associatedWith Shaw family. family
associatedWith Shaw, Frances Wells, 1872-1937. person
associatedWith Shaw, Howard Van Doren, 1869-1926. person
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Chicago (Ill.)
United States
Illinois--Lake Forest
Lake Forest (Ill.)
United States
Quaker women
Sculpture, American--20th century--Sources
Outdoor sculpture--History--Sources
Voyages and travels
Women--20th century
Women sculptors--Archives
Sculptors--20th century
Women--Religious life


Birth 1897

Death 1978


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