Nathalia Wright collection of Greenough family correspondence, 1830-1873.

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Wright, Nathalia. Nathalia Wright collection of Greenough family correspondence, 1830-1873.

Nathalia Wright collection of Greenough family correspondence, 1830-1873.

Collection of letters from sculptor Horatio Greenough and Greenough family members to Hiram Powers and others. There are letters from Horatio Greenough to George Bancroft, William Cullen Bryant, Joseph Green Cogswell, James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Folsom, Robert Gilmor, George Washington Greene, John Gorham Palfrey, James Kirke Paulding, Powers, Edward Elbridge Salisbury, Charles Sumner, and Richard Henry Wilde. Some letters discuss sculptural works and plans for works, including both the bust of Lafayette, done in 1931, and a statue of George Washington in Union Square, New York. In addition to the outgoing letters from Horatio, there are letters to Powers from Henry Greenough, Richard S. Greenough, and Louisa (Gore) Greenough, and from Henry Greenough to Samuel Swett.

0.21 linear feet (1 box)

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Professor of English at Maryville College (Tenn.) and later at the University of Tenn. Knoxville. She became a Guggenheim fellow and an American Association of University Women fellow. From the description of Papers, 1981. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38754580 Horatio Greenough (1805-1852), sculptor, was born in Boston, Massachusetts to David and Betsey (Bender) Greenough, descendants of William Greenough (1639-1693), an English sea captain. Ho...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873

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American sculptor. From the description of Horatio Nelson Powers letter to the Rev. W. Ware [manuscript], no year August 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647997942 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Florence, to Bayard Taylor, 1845 Oct. 9 and 1846 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618884 Sculptor; United States and Italy. From the description of Hiram Powers letters, 1852 Apr. 4-Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

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