Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.)

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Organized 1885 to raise funds for, and erect, a national monument over the grave of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Monument dedicated in 1897. In 1959 title to the structure was transferred to National Park Service. Monument renamed General Grant National Memorial.

From the description of Post construction/administration records, 1907-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513017

The Association was organized in 1885 to raise funds for and erect a national monument over the grave of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. The monument was dedicated in 1897. In 1959 title to the structure was transferred to National Park Service and the monument renamed the General Grant National Memorial.

From the description of Fund raising/construction records, 1885-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155512592

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Municipal Ulysses S. Grant Monument Committee letters, 1897. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Attendance records, 1898-1966. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Municipal Ulysses S. Grant Monument Committee letters, 1897 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Post construction/administration records, 1907-1965. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Publications, 1913-1972. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Grant Monument architectural drawings, 1892-1939, 1892-1896 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Grant Monument Association records for portion in General Grant National Memorial museum collection, 1885-1966. Federal Hall National Memorial
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Minute books, 1885-1965. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Grant get well messages and memorial testimonials, 1885. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Grant Monument photographs, 1885-1935, 1885-1897 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant family. Grant family papers, 1881-1892 (bulk 1885) Federal Hall National Memorial
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Financial records, 1885-1957. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Grant Monument Association (New York, N.Y.). Fund raising/construction records, 1885-1897. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886. person
associatedWith Cluss and Schultze (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Duncan, John H. person
associatedWith Grant family. family
associatedWith Grant, Julia Dent, 1826-1902 person
associatedWith Grant Monument Association corporateBody
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885 person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. 1881-1968. person
associatedWith Greener, Hotchkiss. person
associatedWith Hobart, Garret A. 1844-1899. person
associatedWith McKinley, William, 1843-1901. person
associatedWith Morgan, J. Pierpont 1837-1913. person
associatedWith New York Cancer Hospital. corporateBody
associatedWith Pope, John Russell, 1874-1937. person
associatedWith United States. National Park Service. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
United States
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State)--New York
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
United States
United States
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
United States
New York (N.Y.)
United States
New York (N.Y.)
General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
United States
United States
Subject
Memorials
National monuments
Architecture
Architects
Fund raising
Presidents--Tombs
Sculpture
Architectural design
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Active 1885

Active 1966

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