Charles Austin Needham papers, 1822-1918

Needham, Charles Austin, b. 1844 d. 1922
Sculptor, Illustrator, Poet, Landscape painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 28 items (on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: 3 letters to and from family members; family records of births, deaths and marriages; a sketchbook and 3 loose sketches; 3 photographs identified as George G. Needham; a handmade book of verses, by Charles Needham, "Somewhere in Old New York," 1918; calendar notes containing biographical information and important events; 2 exhibition announcements 1910 and 1916; a clipping about Needham; and an invitation list.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter, sculptor, illustrator, craftsman, and poet; New York City. Death date also given as 1923.

The material was loaned to the Archives by Robert Coggins, via Bruce W. Chambers, who was researching Coggins' collection of Needham's work for a catalog.

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