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Cresson, Margaret French 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 34 works in 52 publications in 2 languages and 629 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Composer
Classifications: NB237.F7, 927.3
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posthumous Publications by Margaret French Cresson, published posthumously.
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 359 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 )
2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 180 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 31 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
The Life of Daniel Chester French Journey into fame by Margaret French Cresson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Light for Lincoln's statue by Margaret French Cresson ( )
3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A noble portrait was grotesque, until the shadows were changed
First in toga, first in sandals by Margaret French Cresson ( )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legislators of North Carolina decided to empower Governor William Miller to get a full-length statue of George Washington, and to get the very best
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
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)
'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
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
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
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
Daniel French Chester by Daniel Chester French ( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
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 AttacheĢ 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
to Lewis Mumford by Margaret French Cresson ( )
1 edition published in 1969 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
Mrs. W. Penn Cresson : ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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