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Amory C. Simons papers, [ca. 1890]-1934

Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), 1869-1959

Art teacher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Material relating to Simons' activities as student and sculptor in Paris, and later as instructor in California, including: receipt for tuition payment at Academie Julian, Paris; membership card to the American Art Association of Paris; letters from John Flanagan, Paul Wayland Bartlett, his cousin A. Felix Du Pont, Santa Barbara School of the Arts, and others; and photographs of Simons and his sculpture.

Biographical/Historical Note

Animal sculptor, equestrian sculptor.


Donated 1978 and 1979 by Douglas Hyland. Hyland's wife is a distant relative of Simons.

Language Note

Some letters are in French.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Amory C. Simons papers, [ca. 1890]-1934. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.