Alexander Doyle papers, 1852-1937

Doyle, Alexander, b. 1857 d. 1922
Sculptor
Active in N.Y.; Louisiana, Mo.

Collection size: 80 items (on 1 partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Doyle's letters to his wife, Fannibelle, 1879-1881, brief correspondences with members of the Beauregard Monument Committee, New Orleans, and with Judge Henry Wade Rogers regarding a Lincoln statue by Doyle, and occasional business letters. Also included are family letters, some concerning the locations of Doyle statuary. Clippings, obituary notices, photographs of Doyle, his family, and his work complete the collection.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor (Dedham, Mass./Squirrel Island, Maine); made marble and bronze statues, many relating to Civil War heroes.

Donated 1968 by Mrs. Gloria Watkins Closs, granddaughter of Alexander Doyle.

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