Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967

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From the description of Nancy Cox-McCormack papers, 1911-1965. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 35309950

A sculptor, Cushman studied art in St. Louis, Mo. and at the Art Institute of Chicago.

From the description of Papers, 1931-1936 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007180

Sculptor; Author; and Traveler.

Nancy Cox was born in Nashville, Tennessee and attended Ward Seminary. She married Mark McCormack, 1903 (divorced 1908), and later married Charles T. Cushman. She studied drawing, painting, and sculpting at St. Louis School of Fine Arts, Washington University, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was a prominent figure in Chicago's art world and civic life, circa 1910's. Friends and associates in Chicago included Sara Bernhardt, Clarence Darrow, Grace Hegger Lewis, Alice Gerstenberg, Eunice Tietjens, Frank Lloyd Wright, Stephen Vincent Benť and family. In Europe, circa 1920's, she became friends with poet Ezra and Dorothy Shakespeare Pound and Italian poet Adolpheo De Bosis, and his son, poet and anti-fascist Lauro De Bosis. She opened a studio in Rome, and received a commission to sculpt a portrait bust of Benito Mussolini. She also sculpted busts of Ezra Pound, Italian architect Giacomo Boni, Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera, Mohandas K. Gandhi, and Clarence Darrow; and a memorial medallion of Jane Addams. Cushman published Pleasant Days in Spain in 1927. Exhibitions of her artwork were held in Rome, Paris, England, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Chicago.

From the description of Papers, 1906-2000. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 55508344

Archival Resources
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referencedIn Letters sent to Nancy Cox-McCormack from Lauro De Bosis and others, 1922-1956. Houghton Library
creatorOf Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-. Adolfo Lauro de Bosis 1922 / Nancy Cox-McCormack. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-. Papers, 1931-1936 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967. Nancy Cox-McCormack papers, 1911-1965. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf De Bosis, Lauro, 1901-1931. Letters to : Nancy Cox-McCormack Cushman, ca. 1922-1948. Houghton Library
creatorOf Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-. Liliana de Bosis : sposa di Adolfo, madre di Lauro. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967. Papers, 1906-2000. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Gerstenberg, Alice. Papers, 1929-1952 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 person
associatedWith Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958. person
associatedWith Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923. person
associatedWith Boni, Giacomo, 1859-1925 person
associatedWith Bowen, Louise de Koven, b. 1859. person
associatedWith Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908 person
associatedWith Cavanaugh, John, 1870-1935 person
associatedWith Clark, Charles Upson, 1875-1960 person
associatedWith Cushman, Charles Thomas, 1887-1962. person
associatedWith Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 person
associatedWith De Bosis, Lauro, 1901-1931. person
associatedWith De Bosis, Liliana. person
associatedWith Evans, Rudulph, 1878-1960 person
associatedWith Fletcher, Henry Prather, 1873-1959 person
associatedWith Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 person
associatedWith Gerstenberg, Alice person
associatedWith Gould, Laurence McKinley, 1896-1995 person
associatedWith Grierson, Margaret Storrs, fl. 1948-1963. person
associatedWith Haubiel, Charles, 1892-1978 person
associatedWith MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956 person
associatedWith Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 person
associatedWith Noice, Harold person
associatedWith Pam, Max. person
associatedWith Pound, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 person
associatedWith Primo de Rivera, Miguel, 1870-1930. person
associatedWith Ridge, Lola, 1873-1941 person
associatedWith Sophia Smith Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Tietjens, Eunice, b. 1884 person
associatedWith Triand, Maurice. person
associatedWith Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago (Ill.)
United States
Artists, American
Sculpture, American
College teachers
Women artists
Women sculptors
Women sculptors


Birth 1885

Death 1967-02-17





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