Ralph E. Clarkson papers, ca. 1900-1941.


Clarkson, Ralph, 1861-1942. Ralph E. Clarkson papers, ca. 1900-1941.

Ralph E. Clarkson papers, ca. 1900-1941.

This collection includes photographs of many of Clarkson's artworks (many of which are labeled by subject), photos of Clarkson's studio and other subjects, and newspaper clippings regarding Clarkson's career and the life of Lorado Taft. It also contains letters addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Clarkson regarding his works and other social matters, and both typed and handwritten miscellaneous manuscripts.

1 box (.5 linear foot)

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Clarkson, Ralph, 1861-1942

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Eagle's Nest Art Colony

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Eagle's Nest Colony was established in 1897 as a summer home by a group of Chicago artists and writers led by Lorado Taft. Artists Ralph Clarkson, Nellie V. Walker, Charles Francis Browne, and Oliver Dennett Grover; writers Hamlin Garland and Henry Blake Fuller; poet Harriet Monroe, and architects Allen and Irving Pond were among the residents who shared 13 acres of forest on a Rock River bluff. The campers staged outdoor plays, lectured, and contributed paintings to exhibitions at the local lib...

Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936

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Sculptor and lecturer. From the description of Letters, 1910-1929. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233120960 Sculptor; Illinois. Born in Elmwood, Ill. From the description of Lorado Taft papers, 1882-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454444 ...