John Quincy Adams Ward papers in the New York Historical Society, 1857-1915

Ward, John Quincy Adams, b. 1830 d. 1910
Active in Washington, D.C.; New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2 microfilm reels

Collection Summary: Correspondence regarding the St. Louis Exposition, the World's Columbian Exposition, the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition, statuary in New York City and the Library of Congress, the Washington statue in Newburyport, Mass. Letters from Robert Cushing in Italy pertain to the supervision of the execution of Ward's marble statuary group in Carrara. Correspondents include Herbert Adams, Thomas Gold Appleton, Karl Bitter, Gutzon Borglum, Daniel Chester French, Robert Underwood Johnson, Thomas Addison Richards, Edward Clark Potter, Alexander E. Orr, R. S. Chilton, Paul Dana, F. Wellington Ruckstuhll, Charles N. Thomas, C. A. Herber and Ward's wife.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; New York, N.Y.

Lent 1973 by New York Historical Society.

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