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

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1887-1892
2 folders
Box 1

Found are scattered materials relating to John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke's education consisting of a letter of acceptance to be an apprentice wiht the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and a copy of the rules for the Lambeth Sleeping Club.
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Apprenticeship Letter, 1887
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Rule Book, 1891-1892
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Series 2: Correspondence , 1901-1925, 1965
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 1

Found is correspondence for John Frederick and Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke, and a letter to an unidentified Dorothy which describes the donation of the papers to the Smithsonian Institution.
John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke correspondence includes incoming letters and one draft of an outgoing letter. Correspondence relates to his bronze works and commissions. Correspondents include: American Art Annual, American Numismatic Society, Frank Applegate, Karl Anderson, Circle of Friends of the Medallion, Public Education Associatoin, Permanent Blind Relief War Fund, Roman Bronze Works, J. Massey Rhina, William Schickel, and H. M. Shrody.
Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke correspondence includes personal correspondence and that of the Sunwise Turn Book Shop. In addition to family members, correspondents include: Francis Adams, John Adams, Frank Applegate, A. Hugh Fisher, Frederick A. Stokes Co., Roger Fry, M.T. Garland, Frances Jones, Aiko Kawashima, Riichiro Kawashima, Harry Kelly, Rockwell Kent, J.J. Lankes, Dorothy Lattinop, Orientalia, Walter Pach, Ambrose Patterson, Angelica Patterson, Rudolph Ruzincka, and Marie Sterner. Some signatures are illegable. Letters from Frank Applegate give vivid descriptions of Santa Fe, NM in the 1920s.
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John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke Correspondence, 1901-1918
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Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke Correspondence, 1909-1925
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Envelopes, 1901-1925
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Letter to Dorothy, 1965
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Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1917-circa 1923
4 folders
Box 1

Found are writings by Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke and others including: an article by Mary on Charles Burchfield, a thesis by N.S. Wollf on John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke, and by Frank Applegate and Riichiro Kawashima.
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"Charles Burchfield Sees America First," by Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke, circa 1923
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"John Mowbray-Clarke and His Work," by N.S. Wollf, 1920
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Statement on Art, by Riichiro Kawashima, 1917
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On New Mexico, by Frank Applegate, circa 1920
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Series 4: Business Records , 1902-1925
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Box 1

Found are personal business records relating to John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke including: two agreements relating to the construction of a monument to Grant and to Theodore Roosevelt; bills and receipts; and price lists. Also found are records from the Sunwise Turn Book Shop which consists of sales receipts and consignment records and price lists.
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Agreements, 1902-circa 1910
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Price Lists, 1919
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Bills and Receipts, 1903-1920
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Sunwise Turn Book Shop Material, 1920-1925
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37-38

Series 5: Printed Material , 1919-1925
3 folders
Box 1

Found is an exhibition catalog and a poster designed by John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke and printed by the Sunwise Turn Book Shop. Also found is an obituary for Professor John Adams.
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Poster by John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke, 1921
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Exhibition Catalog, 1919
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Obituary, 1925
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Series 6: Artwork , circa 1915
1 folder
Box 1

Found is a sketch of coins and other bronze sculptures, likely by John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke.
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Sketches, circa 1915
Found is a sketch of coins and other bronze sculptures, likely by John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke.
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