Hugo Erichsen papers

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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

0.25 linear feet (1 box) of material consisting of correspondence of Hugo Erichsen with proponents of cremation, including Daniel Chester French, and others.

Biographical Historical Note

Daniel Chester French was an American sculptor of the late 19th and early 20th centuries best known for his monumental statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.