Edward S. and Clare F. Beck autograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1878–1882
Survey Repository: 
This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

438 items consisting of letters, documents, and single autographs of American and European statesmen, authors, journalists, actors, and other prominent people collected by Edward S. Beck and Clare F. Beck. Included is a letter by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, dated August 28, 1904, to Robert Underwood Johnson.

Biographical Historical Note

Augustus Saint-Gaudens was an American sculptor.