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Augustus Saint-Gaudens papers

ML-4
 Collection
Identifier: ML-4

Description

The papers of Augustus Saint-Gaudens contain correspondence, manuscripts, pencil sketches, financial and legal documents, photographs, newspaper clippings and printed matter related to Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Cornish Colony and members of his extended family, including his son Homer Saint-Gaudens (1880-1958), his nephew Paul Saint-Gaudens (1900-1954), his sister-in law Annetta Johnson Saint-Gaudens (1869-1943), his brother Louis Saint-Gaudens (1854-1913), as well as other members of the Saint-Gaudens and Dolley families. Of note are several drafts of Augustus Saint-Gaudens autobiography "Reminiscences" completed, after his death, by his son Homer as well as documents related to the establishment of the Peter Cooper memorial at Cooper Union, New York.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1869 - 1950
  • 1848 - 1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

78 linear ft (107 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), sculptor. Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, pencil sketches, financial and legal documents, photographs, newspaper clippings and printed matter related to Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Cornish Colony and members of his extended family.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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