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Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883

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Series 8: Scrapbooks and Albums , 1847-1876
(Box 14; 3 folders)

This series contains two albums and a scrapbook compiled by members of the Powers family. Included is a scrapbook containing news clippings regarding the American tour and public response to Hiram Powers' sculpture "Greek Slave" and several notices of his death in 1873. Also found is an album presented to Louisa Powers from her mother that contains autographed poems and quotations from several notable authors, including Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Bayard Taylor, Thomas Buchanan Read, William Cullen Bryant, and the Trollope family. Another album found here, possibly belonging to Louisa Powers, contains three pencil drawings by Preston Powers, poetry, and dried flowers collected on travels during 1867.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook, "Notices of Powers' Work,", 1847-1849, 1873-1876
14
1
Album of Autographed Poetry, 1858-1861
14
2
"Album,", 1855, 1861-1867
14
3

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