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Cresson, Margaret French 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 35 works in 56 publications in 2 languages and 638 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: NB237.F7, 927.3
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Most widely held works by Margaret French Cresson
Journey into fame; the life of Daniel Chester French by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher Marketing: Mr. French actually stemmed directly out of the Concord of Alcott and Emerson. His first major statue, and still one of his best known, came into being on the same spot as Emerson's shot heard round-the-world and re-celebrated the same event. His Minute Man stands by the rude bridge and the youth, scarce out of his teens, who made it, though he went from Concord into larger fields, went with some precious heritage, surely, of the peculiar spiritual alertness of that community
Daniel Chester French by Daniel Chester French( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Laurel Hill Association, 1853-1953 by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Laurel Hill Association is located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts
St. Paul's Church, Stockbridge, Massachusetts : a list of the memorials and the people who made them by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in toga, first in sandals by Margaret French Cresson( )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Article describes the decision, as recommended by Thomas Jefferson, to retain Antonio Canova to sculpt a statue of George Washington for the capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina
Journey into fame ... (the life of Daniel Chester French.) [With plates, including portraits.] by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

3 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Mass.) St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Stockbridge( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parish register (l839-1950), record and minute books (4 v., 1850-1947), parish constitution, "A List of the Memorials and the People Who Made Them" (1850) compiled by Margaret French Cresson, sermons, readings, and other records. Persons represented include Charles Edwards Butler (1818-1897), who gave money for the present church edifice, designed by Charles Follen McKim, in memory of his wife, Susan Ridley (Sedgwick) Butler (1828-1883)
Stockbridge authors' manuscripts( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, short stories, books, poetry, articles, and other mss. and working drafts of William Cullen Bryant, Margaret French Cresson, Nina Duryea, Elizabeth Field, Rachel Field, William Gibson, Stanley Loomis, Reinhold Niebuhr, Lyman Beecher Stowe, and other authors, living in Stockbridge, Mass., at various times
'Memorials symbolic of the spirit of man.' Should war monuments be beautiful or useful? Here is a statement of the case for beauty by Margaret French Cresson( )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life of Daniel Chester French Journey into fame by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

2 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light for Lincoln's statue by Margaret French Cresson( )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial to a maker of memorials : out of the studio of Daniel Chester French, which is now open to the public, came a procession of monuments and statues celebrating our past by Margaret French Cresson( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journey into Fame : Margaret French Cresson. With a foreword by Walter Prichard Eaton by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Light for Lincoln's Statue by Margaret French Cresson( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A noble portrait was grotesque, until the shadows were changed
Mrs. W. Penn Cresson :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters to Maud and John H. Gibbons by Maud Gibbons( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Maud Ely and John H. GIbbons spent the early years of their marriage in the Navy. John graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1879. In 1897 he was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy, in 1906 he was Naval Attaché to the Court of St. James, and in 1911 he returned to the Naval Academy as superintendent. After his retirement in 1920, he and his wife moved to Avon, Connecticut, for the summer and spent winters at their home in Palm Beach, Florida. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is to Maud from such notable individuals as Anna Roosevelt Cowles (Theodore Roosevelt's sister), Paul Wilstach, and Margaret Cresson, the daughter of sculptor Daniel Chester French. The two letters to John H. Gibbons are from Admiral Frank Fletcher and from the secretary of Daniel Chester French
Daniel Chester French, 1850-1931 : second president of the National Sculpture Society, 1905-06 by Margaret French Cresson( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Refers to French's Minute Man statue and to its commission by the Town of Concord
Margaret French Cresson : artist file : by Margaret French Cresson( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b & w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
It's 'modern', but is it art? by Margaret French Cresson( )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lincoln Kirstein and Richard Sherman Nutt research material on William Rimmer by Lincoln Kirstein( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writings and notes by Kirstein on Rimmer, including a typescript of his catalog essay for the 1946 exhibition at the Whitney and notes on other artists; a typescript of a poem by Rimmer "The Love Chant"; Rimmer's annotated diagram of a wheel in motion, 1860; a book by Rimmer's daughter, ANIMAL DRAWING: A SERIES OF THIRTEEN PLATES WITH DESCRIPTIVE TEXT DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS BY CAROLINE HUNT RIMMER (Houghton, Mifflin, 1895), and ART ANATOMY (Houghton, Mifflin, 1884, c1887?) by William Rimmer, containing eighty one plates from the original drawings; a scrapbook compiled by Kirstein containing reproductions of catalogs, clippings, printed material, and photographs; photographs of Rimmer's family, including 2 on glass and a tintype; cartes de visites of French royalty; and printed material, 1864-1945, including material kept by Rimmer, articles and booklets about him, 2 clippings, 1898 and 1900 on Rimmer's daughter Caroline, a booklet "Rapport sur une Mission dans l'Amerique du Nord by M. Armand Dumaresq" reporting
 
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Journey into fame; the life of Daniel Chester French
Alternative Names
Cresson, Margaret

French, Margaret Cresson

Margaret French Cresson

Margaret French Cresson American artist

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Margaret French Cresson artista estadounidense

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