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Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968

Author: Daniel Chester French; Margaret French Cresson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
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Correspondence, writings, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to French's career as an artist and sculptor and to the French family. Subjects include his sculpture of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., and the artistic milieu of the period. Papers of his daughter, Margaret French Cresson, reflect her career as a sculptress,
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Henry Bacon; Sarah French Bartlette; Gutzon Borglum; Robert M Bush; W P Cresson; Amos Tuck French; Henry F French; Mary Adams French French; W W Harts; Margaret F Jameson; Abraham Lincoln; Hermon Atkins MacNeil; Charles Moore; George Foster Peabody; Edward Robinson; Lorado Taft; Adolph A Weinman; French family.; Robert M Bush; Margaret F Jameson; Hermon Atkins MacNeil; Edward Robinson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Chester French; Margaret French Cresson
OCLC Number: 79450719
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1976.
Description: 23,000 items. 94 containers. 44 microfilm reels. 37.6 linear feet.

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Correspondence, writings, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to French's career as an artist and sculptor and to the French family. Subjects include his sculpture of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., and the artistic milieu of the period. Papers of his daughter, Margaret French Cresson, reflect her career as a sculptress, author, and lecturer as well as her service with many cultural organizations. Includes drafts and proof of her book Journey into Fame; The Life of Daniel Chester French (1947). Other French family members represented include Sarah French Bartlette, W.P. Cresson, Amos Tuck French, Henry F. French, and Mary Adams French French.

Correspondents include Henry Bacon, Gutzon Borglum, Robert M. Bush, W.W. Harts, Margaret F. Jameson, Hermon Atkins MacNeil, Charles Moore, George Foster Peabody, Edward Robinson, Lorado Taft, and Adolf A. Weinman.

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