Records relating to John Frederick Finerty Memorial Statue

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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

14 items relating to the John F. Finerty memorial statue in Garfield Park, Chicago, created by sculptor Charles J. Mulligan, including data on contributions and expenses for the erection of the monument and letters (1914) regarding Finerty and the statue and its history.

Biographical Historical Note

The memorial statue of Col. John F. Finerty, designed by Charles J. Mulligan, was unveiled in Garfield Park in Chicago in 1914. Mulligan was an American sculptor who worked in Chicago.