Gutzon Borglum collection, 1926-1981

Borglum, Gutzon, b. 1867 d. 1941
Painter, Sculptor, Illustrator
Active in Stamford, Conn.

Collection size: ca. 1,000 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence between Borglum and Dr. J.S. Lankford, between Borglum and Ellen Quillin, Director of the Witte Museum, San Antonio, Tex., and regarding Borglum's monument at the Alamo in San Antonio; photocopies of articles regarding Borglum's son, Lincoln; exhibition catalogs, brochures, and other printed material; and photographs of Borglum's sculpture.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Texas and mid-west. Brother of Solon Borglum, also a sculptor. Gutzon is most famous for carving the portraits of Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt on Mt. Rushmore.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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  • Microfilm reel 3056 available for use through interlibrary loan.
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