Putnam, Brenda, 1890-1975Variant names
Brenda Putnam was an American sculptor and author (1890-1975). The daughter of Herbert Putnam, a former Librarian of Congress, Brenda Putnam underscored the significance of her collection by providing not only brief annotations for various items, but often detailed reminiscences of her personal and professional life, thus establishing a context in which to view both her Papers as well as her artistic career.
From the guide to the Brenda Putnam Papers, 1915-1965, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
Brenda Putnam (1890-1975) was an American sculptor author known for her garden figures and portrait busts. Like many artists of her time she did work under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the Depression.
Edgar White Burrill was a literary critic and lecturer. He performed dramatic radio readings during the 1920s and 1930s, and wrote the play Master Skylark, about Shakespeare and his times.
Pilgrim's Progress (1678) is a Christian allegory written by John Bunyan. It is considered an important and influential work of English literature, has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print.
From the guide to the Brenda Putnam Illustrations, undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Women artists--United States|
|Women sculptors--United States|
|Art, American--20th century|
|Sculpture, American--20th century|
|Medalists, United States|