William Rudolph O'Donovan letters, 1860-1920

O'Donovan, William Rudolph, b. 1844 d. 1920
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: Partial microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: Letters and typescripts of letters from O'Donovan to his family, including his mother, Mary Bright O'Donovan, and his sisters Jennie O'Donovan Abraham and Lucy A. Victor. Letters concern his Civil War service, his study of art in New York, his art work, social conditions, Christmas, and other topics.

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

Lent for microfilming 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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