Papers, 1906-2000.

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Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967. Papers, 1906-2000.

Papers, 1906-2000.

The papers document Cushman's artwork, related contacts, and her wide social network, particularly in Chicago circa 1910's, and Europe circa 1920's. There is correspondence, printed materials, and writings by and about many notable individuals including Jane Addams, Stephen Vincent Benť and family, Sarah Bernhardt, Giacomo Boni, Clarence Darrow, Lauro De Bosis, Louise de Koven Bowen, Edward Ward Carmack, Primo de Rivera, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Elizabeth Sparhawk Jones, Benito Mussolini, Dorothy and Ezra Pound, Frank Lloyd Wright, Amelia Earhart, Daniel Chester French, Alice Hamilton, Grace Hegger Lewis, Marion and Edward MacDowell (founders of the MacDowell Colony), among others. Of particular interest are biographical materials, correspondence, and writings by and about Ezra Pound; letters from historian Mary Ritter Beard describing attempt to establish The World Center for Women's Archives; autobiographical letters between Cushman and Alice Gerstenberg, and Frank Lloyd Wright's letters and an essay by him on communism (1950).

4.24 linear ft. (12 boxes; flat file)

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Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

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Architect, designer; Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona. From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122971 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture." From the guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright Miscel...

De Bosis, Lauro, 1901-1931

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De Bosis was an Italian poet and freedom fighter who was killed in 1931 after dropping anti-fascist leaflets from an airplane over Rome. From the description of Papers, 1917-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122581282 De Bosis was an Italian poet and anti-fascist; he taught at Harvard beginning in 1926, during which time he published his translation of La vita privata di Elena di Troia by J. Erskine. From the description of Letter : to unidentified ...

Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958

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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

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Pound, Dorothy

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Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Gerstenberg, Alice

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Author and dramatist Gerstenberg was born in Chicago, Ill., in 1885, the daughter of Erich and Julia Weischendorff Gerstenberg. She attended Bryn Mawr College, wrote novels and plays, and was the co-founder of the Junior League Theater for Children (1921) and founder of the Playwright Theater (1922), both in Chicago. Nancy Cox-McCormack Cushman studied art in St. Louis and Chicago, and was a sculptor in bronze and terra cotta. She was married to Charles T. Cushman. ...

Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859-

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Cox-McCormack, Nancy, 1885-1967

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Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945

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