Size: 27 Items
Summary: The Graham Boettcher artists' letters collection consists of twenty letters, photographs and printed material and dates from 1845-1991. Letters are from Robert Walter Weir to General George P. Morris, October 24, 1851; Louis J. Boury to Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, endorsed by General Reece Newport at Baltimore, Maryland, September 29, 1865; Emanuel Leutze to John Sartain, May 25, 1868; Caroline Shawk Brooks to Ben W. Austin, October 1, 1891, and a 1913 obituary newspaper clipping for Brooks; Edward Buyck to unknown, January 28, 1927; Hardesty Maratta to unknown, 188?; Lorado Taft to Mr. Mowser(?), September 10, 1912, and accompanying newspaper clippings (few annotated); Taft to Mr. Saunders, February 17, 1917; Daniel Chester French to Rachel Smith Ward, April 21, 1928; Claire Leighton to Dr. Eisenberg, March 29 [no year]; Robert Indiana to Geoffrey Vollers, December 18, 1991 with an accompanying photograph of "Star of hope" castle sculpture; First Lady Grace Coolidge to artist Frank O. Salisbury regarding his 1928 portrait of President Coolidge, December 7, 1934; Leopold C. Schmidt to U.S. Congressman Sol Bloom, April 3, 1931; Leopold C. Schmidt to the George Washington Centennial Committee, March 13, 1931; and Paul Dougherty to W. Whiting (?), February 12, 1908; sculptor George Gray Barnard to Mr. Kunz, April 14, 1924, regarding Barnard's sculpture of Lincoln; Robert Aitken to Mr. A.C. Tamburni regarding a proposed monument "Nation" and "State" in collaboration with H. Van Burn Magonigle, August 25, 1919, and CV for H. Van Buren Magonigle; Thomas Ball to Miss Brewer, August 16, 1845, regarding a visit and Kodak photographs; Thornton Oakley to Frank Schoonover, May 20, 1947; Abel G. Warshawsky to James Merles (?), June 6, 1949 with a newspaper clipping regarding Warshawsky from Citizen News, Hollywood, California, June 4, 1949; and two Carte de Viste photographs of Hiram Powers and one of Powers' plaster cast of Loulou's Hand.