John Frederick and Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke papers, 1887-1965, bulk 1887-1925

Mowbray-Clarke, John Frederick, b. 1869 d. 1953
Active in Pomona, N.Y.

Mowbray-Clarke, Mary Horgan, b. 1874 or 5 d. 1962
Art critic, Art teacher
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 0.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of sculptor John Frederick and art critic Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1887 to 1965, with the bulk of the material dating from 1887 to 1925. The collection consists of scattered biographical material, professional and personal correspondence, writings and notes, business records, printed material, and artwork. Some material relates to the Sunwise Turn Book Shop operated by Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke.

Biographical/Historical Note: Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke was an art critic and instructor. Her husband, John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke, was a sculptor.

The collection was donated in 1964 to 1968 by William Wilson, whose relationship to the Mowbray-Clarkes is unclear.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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