Hiram Powers vertical file, 1939 Mar. 1 - 1941 Apr.


Hiram Powers vertical file, 1939 Mar. 1 - 1941 Apr.

Newspaper articles and other ephemera about surviving works of sculptor Hiram Powers (1805-1873) at the Hampton-Preston house in Columbia, S.C., and associations with his patron, Col. John S. Preston (1809-1881) of South Carolina. Feature article, 1 Mar. 1939 (The State newspaper), "Columbia Visitor Learns of Uncle's Work in City," re a nephew of Hiram Powers, Dr. John A. Kingsbury's, discovery of his uncle's work as a sculptor in Columbia S.C. Articles, 1940-1941, include a photograph from the State newspaper of a mantel at the Hampton-Preston house in Columbia, S.C., attributed to Hiram Powers, and "Work of Hiram Powers Still Adorns Columbia Places" (in The State, Apr. 1940). Bulletin, April 1941, published by The Garden Club of South Carolina, re "News of the Hampton-Preston Restoration," discussing restoration of the garden of the Hampton-Preston house.

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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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