Park Edwards papers, [ca. 1914]-1954

Edwards, Park
Active in Bryn Athyn, Pa.

Collection size: 0.5 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Letters from Howard Stratton, Director of the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art, regarding projects, exhibits, and articles, and from Raymond Pitcairn, regarding Edwards' work at Bryn Athyn; and a scrapbook documenting Edwards' career containing clippings, writings, sketches, leaflets, photographs of completed works and of Samuel Yellin's class at the School of Industrial Arts.

Biographical/Historical Note: Metalworker; Bryn Athyn, Pa. Studied at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art before being put in charge of the metal workshop at Bryn Athyn Cathedral.

Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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