Amory C. Simons photographic materials, [ca. 1890]-1915

Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), b. 1869 d. 1959
Sculptor
Active in Calif.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Photographic prints, negatives, and glass negatives of live and sculptured horses and riders including New York City police, mounted models, and a few miscellaneous subjects. Also included is a letter from Charles Grafly, Simons' teacher, urging Simons to submit some of his bronzes to an exhibition.

Biographical/Historical Note: Equestrian sculptor.

Donated 1968 by Mrs. Paul Fitchen, Chester Beach's daughter, who found the papers in her basement. Beach and Simons were close friends.

How to Use this Collection

  • Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Also in the Archives