American Committee of the Statue of Liberty records, 1875-1901

American Committee of the Statue of Liberty, est. ca. 1875
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 150 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence between Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and members of the committee including Richard Butler, William M. Evarts, and Henry F. Spaulding. Also, a few letters from Joseph Pulitzer and J. W. Pinchot. In addition, there is a proposal for the erection of the statue, and clippings and miscellany relating to the project.

Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

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