American Committee of the Statue of Liberty

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The American Committee of the Statue of Liberty was an ad hoc organization formed to raise financial support for the siting and erection in New York harbor of Auguste Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World. Bartholdi gave Richard Butler, secretary of the Committee, power of attorney in the United States to handle his affairs regarding the statue.

From the guide to the American Committee of the Statue of Liberty correspondence, 1881-1901, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Committee formed with the aim of soliciting donations to fund the design and construction of a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty.

From the description of Subscription list, 1884 Oct. 8-1885 Aug. 12. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58771458

The American Committee of the Statue of Liberty was an ad hoc organization formed to raise financial support for the siting and erection in New York harbor of Auguste Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World.

Bartholdi gave Richard Butler, secretary of the Committee, power of attorney in the United States to handle his affairs regarding the statue.

From the description of American Committee of the Statue of Liberty correspondence, 1881-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346180

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Parke Godwin Papers, 1830-1900, 1850-1880 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts Division
creatorOf Avery family. Avery family papers, 1780-1920. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904. Parke Godwin papers, 1830-1900 (bulk 1850-1880). Princeton University Library
creatorOf American Committee of the Statue of Liberty. American Committee of the Statue of Liberty records, 1875-1901. Archives of American Art
creatorOf American Committee of the Statue of Liberty. American Committee of the Statue of Liberty correspondence, 1881-1901. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf American Committee of the Statue of Liberty. Subscription list, 1884 Oct. 8-1885 Aug. 12. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf American Committee of the Statue of Liberty correspondence, 1881-1901 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Avery family. family
associatedWith Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904. person
associatedWith Butler, Richard person
associatedWith Butler, Richard. person
associatedWith Evarts, William H person
associatedWith Evarts, William H. person
associatedWith Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901. person
associatedWith Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904. person
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. 1824-1920. person
associatedWith Pinchot, James W., 1831-1908. person
associatedWith Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911. person
associatedWith Pulitzer, Joseph, 1913-1993. person
associatedWith Sons of the Revolution. corporateBody
associatedWith Spaulding, Henry F. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)
Sculptors
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1884

Active 1885

English,

French

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