Thomas Matthew McGlynn papers, 1976-1978

McGlynn, Thomas Matthew, b. 1906 d. 1977
Sculptor, Priest
Active in Pietrasanta, Italy

Collection size: 9 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Copies of letters about McGlynn and his work; a press release on McGlynn's sculpture, THE WORD; 2 photographs of reproductions of his work; a copy of his honorable degree citation; a brochure for the Providence-in-Europe program for sculpture at Pietrasanta, Italy; and McGlynn's 3-page typewritten obituary.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor and Dominican priest, Pietrasanta, Italy. Born in Petaluma, California. Attended Catholic University, Cranbrook Academy, and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. Best known for OUR LADY OF FATIMA in Portugal, portraying an apparition of the Virgin Mary as three children of Fatima saw her in 1917.

Donated 1979 by Mrs. Bruce Moore.

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Thomas McGlynn papers also located at: Providence College, Providence, R.I.