Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990

Hanbury, Una, b. 1904 d. 1990
Active in Washington, D.C.; Santa Fe, N.M.

Collection size: 5.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Personal and business records, project files, estate papers, photographs, video recordings, and printed material relating to Hanbury's career as a portrait sculptor.

Biographical/Historical Note: Una Hanbury (1904-1990) was a sculptor in Washington, D.C. and Santa Fe, N.M. [Birthdate also cited as 1909, although daughter confirmed 1904 birthdate.] Studied at both London's Polytechnic School of Art and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in London. She is best known for bronze portrait busts of distinguished individuals such as Rachel Carson, Buckminster Fuller, Georgia O'Keeffe, among others others.

Donated 1999 and 2006 by Jillian Poole, Hanbury's daughter.

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