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Frank Lemon papers, 1890-1943

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Caroline Donadio
Scope and Contents
The papers of sculptor Frank Lemon measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1890 to 1943. The collection includes biographical material, letters, photographs, and printed material.
Biographical material includes Lemon's 1943 obituary. Letters consists of one letter written by Lemon to his wife Nellie describing his activities in the Washington, D.C., area and the exhibition of his sculpture "Marguerite", and two letters signed by J. Pierpont Morgan, one of which was written by Morgan's business secretary concerning Lemon's statue "Sea Breeze". Photographs contain a picture of Lemon (ca. 1890) and his works of art including "Sea Breeze". Printed material includes four clippings about Lemon's work at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago and his sculptures "Sea Breeze" and "Nemesis".
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Frank Lemon papers were donated by Lemon's daughter, Ella Lemon Ramhorst.
Processing Information
The collection was processed for microfilming shortly after donation. A finding aid was created by Caroline Donadio in 2018.