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How To Use This Collection | A Finding Aid to the Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002 | Digitized Collection

Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002

How to Use This Collection

Exploring the Collection

This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the Digitized items icon icon.

A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.

Requesting Materials

You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.

Alternative Forms Available

The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2007 and is available online via AAA's website. Materials not digitized include a few certificates, writings and notes not authored by Solon but by others, Monica Borglum Davies research files for and drafts of the biography Solon H. Borglum, "A Man Who Stands Alone," 1974, some routine financial materials, clippings and magazines, and photographs of artwork. Loaned portions of the collection, most of which was later donated, merged, digitized, are available on microfilm reels N69-98 and 1054 at Archives of American Art offices and for interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

The papers of sculptor Solon Borglum and the Borglum Family were digitized in 2006 by the Archives of American Art. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 6,182 images. Materials not digitized include a few certificates, writings and notes authored by others, Monica Borglum Davies research files for and drafts of her biography of Solon H. Borglum, some routine financial materials, clippings and magazines, and photographs of artwork.