Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914

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Sculptor; Washington, D.C. Myers was a Congressman.

From the description of Letters to Leonard Myers, 1872-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515436

American sculptor and composer.

From the description of Letter : to unidentified recipient, [18--?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22773764

Sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.

From the description of Vinnie Ream letter : Washington, D.C., to Chas. A. Clarke, Little Rock, 1868 Sept. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76864925

Vinnie Ream, sculptor; and Richard Leveridge Hoxie, army officer and engineer.

From the description of Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937 (bulk 1853-1914). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010064

Biographical Note

Vinnie Ream

  • 1847, Sept. 25: Born, Madison, Wis.
  • circa 1861: Attended Christian College, Columbia, Mo.
  • 1862: Clerkship, United States Post Office Department, Washington, D.C.
  • 1866: Contracted for statue of Abraham Lincoln
  • 1871: Statue of Abraham Lincoln unveiled
  • 1875: Contracted for statue of David Glasgow Farragut
  • 1878: Married Richard L. Hoxie, Lieutenant, U. S. Army
  • 1914, Nov.: Died, Washington, D.C.

R. L. Hoxie

  • 1844, Aug. 7: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1861 - 1864 : Bugler, private, and corporal, First Iowa Cavalry
  • 1864: Cadet, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
  • 1868: Second lieutenant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 1878: Married Vinnie Ream (died 1914)
  • 1895: Major, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 1898 - 1907 : Member and Engineer Secretary, U.S. Light-House Board, Washington, D.C.
  • 1907: Colonel, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 1908: Retired as brigadier general
  • 1917: Married May Ruth Norcross
  • 1930, Apr. 30: Died, Miami, Fla.

From the guide to the Vinnie Ream and R. L. Hoxie Papers, 1853-1937, (bulk 1853-1914), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Letter to Mr. Pickett. Iowa City, IA. 1909 Aug. 1. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. [Songs] / Vinnie Ream. Library of Congress
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Letter to Senator Allison. Iowa City, IA. 1906 Jul. 24. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Vinnie Ream Hoxie photographs, ca. 1865-1900. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876. Paulina Wright Davis papers, 1843-1890. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Papers [microform]. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Letter : to unidentified recipient, [18--?] George Washington University
referencedIn Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894. Letter, 1870 June 6, Luzern, Switzerland, to Lyman Trumbull. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933. William Henry Holmes artists' files, 1879-1932. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876. Papers, 1843-1890. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Hoxie family. Hoxie-Banbury family papers, 1836-1902. Iowa State Historical Society
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937 (bulk 1853-1914). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908. Papers, 1834-1959 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Vinnie Ream Hoxie papers, 1864-1962. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Henry L. Dawes Papers, 1833-1933, bulk 1833-1903 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Miner, Harry. Vinnie and her friends : the daughter of the Capital : typescript, [ca. 1967]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Vinnie Ream and R. L. Hoxie Papers, 1853-1937, (bulk 1853-1914) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888,. Richard L. and Vinnie Ream Hoxie papers, 1862-1921. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
referencedIn La Follette family papers (continuation record), 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Dow, Don Carlos, 1879-1961. Papers, 1860-1961. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Washington Society of the Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. Portfolio of drawings and paintings presented to Vinnie Ream, 1878. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Correspondence, 1871. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn LaFollette Family Papers, 1781-1988, (bulk 1900-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907. Edmund G. Ross papers, 1862-1902. Library of Congress
referencedIn Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Letters to Leonard Myers, 1872-1875. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914. Vinnie Ream letter : Washington, D.C., to Chas. A. Clarke, Little Rock, 1868 Sept. 10. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn La Follette family papers, 1844-1973. Library of Congress
referencedIn Marshall, Alice Kahler,. Women artists and sculptors graphics collection, 1836-1988. Penn State Harrisburg Library
referencedIn Ruddy, Ella Giles, 1851-1917. Papers, 1861-1916. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908, person
correspondedWith Bingham, George Caleb, 1811-1879 person
correspondedWith Boudinot, Elias A. person
correspondedWith Brandes, Georg Morris Cohen, 1842-1927 person
correspondedWith Briggs, Olivia person
associatedWith Clarke, Charles A. person
correspondedWith Cornell, Ezra, 1807-1874 person
correspondedWith Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933 person
associatedWith Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876. person
correspondedWith Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903 person
associatedWith Dow, Don Carlos, 1879-1961. person
correspondedWith Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 person
associatedWith Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933. person
associatedWith Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908. person
associatedWith Hoxie family. family
associatedWith Hoxie, R. L. (Richard Leveridge), 1844-1930. person
associatedWith Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. person
associatedWith Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. person
associatedWith Kirkwood, Samuel Jordon, 1813-1894. person
correspondedWith LaFollette family family
associatedWith Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Marshall, Alice Kahler, person
correspondedWith Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 person
associatedWith Miner, Harold E. person
associatedWith Miner, Harry. person
associatedWith Myers, Leonard. person
correspondedWith Noyes, Crosby Stuart, 1825-1908 person
associatedWith Pickett, Charles Edgar, 1866-1930, person
correspondedWith Pike, Albert, 1809-1891 person
correspondedWith Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891 person
correspondedWith Rollins, James S. (James Sidney), 1812-1888 person
correspondedWith Ross, Edmund G. person
correspondedWith Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907. person
associatedWith Ruddy, Ella Giles, 1851-1917. person
associatedWith Sellers, John R. person
correspondedWith Shepherd, Alexander Robey, 1835-1902 person
associatedWith Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. person
correspondedWith Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897 person
associatedWith Washington Society of the Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. corporateBody
associatedWith Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905. person
associatedWith Wright, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1876-1950, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
Georgia
Washington (D.C.)
United States
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Georgia
United States
United States
Subject
Surveys
Sculpture, Modern--19th century
Congress
Fine Arts
National Museum
Sherman's March to the Sea
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Washington (D.C.)
Statues--Washington (D.C.)
Sculpture
Sculptors
Military engineering
Statues
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Women artists
Natural history
Race relations
Women sculptors
Occupation
Army officers
Sculptors
Women sculptors
Function

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Birth 1847-09-25

Death 1914-01-12

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