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John Frederick and Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke papers, 1887-1965, bulk 1887-1925

Mowbray-Clarke, Mary Horgan, 1874 or 1875-1962

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor John Frederick and art critic Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1887 to 1965, with the bulk of the material dating from 1887 to 1925. The collection consists of scattered biographical material, professional and personal correspondence, writings and notes, business records, printed material, and artwork. Some material relates to the Sunwise Turn Book Shop operated by Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke (1869-1953) and art critic and bookshop owner Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke (1874-1962) were active in New York City and Rockland County, New York.


The collection was donated in 1964 to 1968 by William Wilson, whose relationship to the Mowbray-Clarkes is unclear.

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Language Note

The collection is in English


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art