Papers, 1910-1924.

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Park, Lawrence, 1873-1924. Papers, 1910-1924.

Papers, 1910-1924.

This collection is a compilation of Park's extensive correspondence, for the period 1910 to 1924, with museum directors, portrait owners, authors, publishers, photographers, art connoisseurs, and a variety of scholarly institutions concerning his work in the field of colonial art. Included are letters on the value of specific works, letters with detailed descriptions of portraits, letters on the compilation of photographs of old Worcester views (with which Park became involved in 1924), letters on the advisability of unearthing the old gravestones on Worcester's common. There are also many photographs of portraits collected by Park and by Clarence Saunders Brigham (1877-1963).

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Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918

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Morgan, John Hill, 1870-1945

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Lane, John, 1854-1925

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Belknap, Henry Wyckoff, 1860-1946.

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Savage, Joseph, -1814

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Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984

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Blackburn, Joseph, 1700-1765?

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West, William Edward, 1788-1857

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Jones, Ernest, 1879-1958

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Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950

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Stone, Benjamin

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Whiting, Frederic Allen.

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Gittings, J. E.

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Brigham, Clarence S. (Clarence Saunders), 1877-1963

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Clarence Saunders Brigham (1877-1963) began his distinguished library career while a student at Brown University. After graduation in 1899 he was appointed librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society and in 1908 he left that position to accept the offer of the librarian's post at the American Antiquarian Society. He was named director of the Society in 1930 and was made its president in 1955. He resigned fifty-one years after he began working in Worcester. Brigham was a dedicated librarian ...

Savage, Thomas, 1608-1682.

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Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931

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