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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990

Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into seven series.

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Series 1: Personal Papers , 1926-1983
4 folders
Box 1

The Personal Papers series begins with Hanbury's correspondence with family and friends. Memorabilia, comprised mainly of printed material, includes a brochure about Chelsea Pottery in Nassau run by her relative David Rawnsley, an announcement of daughter Jillian's marriage, a program of Queen Elizabeth's coronation, and theater programs. Public speaking records include by-laws and membership lists of the Capital Speakers Club, programs of the Capital Public Speaking Classes, speech notes, and instructor's comments. The series also contains some pencil drawings by Una Hanbury, executed 1926 to 1928, and a silkscreen by her grandson, Colin Poole, from 1970.
The series is arranged alphabetically by folder title, and material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
Description Container
Correspondence, 1957-1983, undated
1
1
Memorabilia, 1953-1971
1
2
Public Speaking Class, 1953-1955
1
3
Works of Art, 1926-1970, undated
1
4

Series 2: Business Records , 1965-1991, undated
1.2 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-2

Business records documenting the career of Una Hanbury consist of correspondence with clients, dealers, and foundries, and include various gallery and associate files, consignment records, casting records, certificates of authenticity, speeches, writings, and a video-recorded sculpture demonstration on VHS from 1990.
The series is arranged alphabetically by folder title, and material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
Description Container
Adobe Walls, 1984
1
5
Albuquerque Museum of Art, History and Science, 1981-1989
1
6
Amundson, Rand, 1970-1979, undated
1
7
Appraisals, 1982-1987, undated
1
8
Art In Public Places, 1985-1988
1
9
Atwell Fine Art, 1988-1989
1
10
Baker Gallery, 1972-1982, undated
1
11
Biographical, 1980-1991, undated
1
12
Brandywine Gallery, 1984-1986, undated
1
13
Carson Gallery of Western American Art, 1978-1983, undated
1
14
Casting Records, 1979-1990
1
15-17
Certificates of Authenticity, 1976-1990
1
18
Certificates of Authenticity, Paperweights, 1982
1
19
Correspondence, Business, 1979-1990, undated
1
20
Correspondence, General, 1971-1988, undated
1
21
Decker, undated
1
22
DuPont, Elizabeth N., 1988-1989
1
23
Egan, Betty, 1987-1988
1
24
Exhibitions, 1966-1988, undated
1
25
French & Co., 1982-1983
1
26
Galleries, Miscellaneous, 1985, undated
1
27
Gallery A, 1980-1982
1
28
Gordon Gallery, 1988-1989
1
29
Hackett, Dwight, 1979-1989, undated
1
30
Huff's Gallery of Fine Art, 1980-1985, undated
1
31
Inventories, 1983-1985
1
32
Krasnow, Frances, 1988-1989
1
33
Lenkin, Melvin, 1987-1988
1
34
Loveland High Plains Arts Council, 1992
1
35
Merrill Gallery, 1985-1987, undated
1
36
Montgomery, George, 1988
1
37
Morris Singer Foundry, Ltd., 1983
1
38
Munson Gallery, 1982-1986, undated
1
39
Murphy, Sallye and Bill, 1986-1987
1
40
National Sculpture Society, 1981, undated
1
41
Norma Wright Gallery, 1984-1987, undated
1
42
Notes, Miscellaneous, circa 1985-1989
1
43
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1967-1969
1
44
J. W. Parks Gallery, 1979-1987
1
45
Photographs on Loan, 1970-1987, undated
1
46
Portraits, Inc., 1983
1
47
Possible Jobs, 1966-1988, undated
1
48
Price Lists, 1976-1989, undated
1
49
Private Stock Gallery, 1984, undated
1
50
Publicity, 1973-1989
1
51
Rawson, Margaret, 1983-1985
1
52
Robertson Gallery, 1988-1989
1
53
Rosenquist Galleries, Inc., 1984-1986, undated
1
54
Rounds, Betty, 1982-1988
1
55
Sales (Galleries), 1982-1984
1
56
Sales (Personal), 1966-1990, undated
1
57-58
Sculpture Demontration, 1990
1 videocassettes (vhs)
1
59
Sculpture Registers, undated
2
1-2
Shidoni Foundry, Inc., 1977-1986
2
3
Shinkle, Judith C., 1975
2
4
Speeches by Hanbury-Notes, 1966-1967, undated
2
5
Twyman, Margaret, 1982-1983
2
6
Who's Who in America, Inc., 1980-1984, undated
2
7
Wichita Gallery of Fine Art, 1980-1984
2
8
Wilcrest Green Gallery, circa 1982
2
9
Wright, Mary, 1986-1987
2
10
Writings by Hanbury, circa 1970
2
11
Zoos, 1965-1985, undated
2
12

Series 3: Project Files , 1961-1992, undated
1.8 Linear Feet
Boxes 2-3

Unless otherwise noted, files include photographs--in fact, many consist of photographs only. If other record types such as correspondence, printed material, certificates of authenticity, casting records, sketches, 35-mm slides, color transparencies, and negatives are present, this information is noted for each title. Dates indicated reflect the contents of the folder, which may or may not correspond to the date of execution of the particular work.
Project files are arranged alphabetically by title/commission. Material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
Description Container
African Spring, undated
2
13
Alcebiades, undated
2
14
Baby Portraits, undated
2
15
The Babysitter, undated
2
16
Baryshnikov and McBride, undated
2
17
Berthe, Hans, 1975-1976, undated
2
18
Birds, undated
2
19
Boys Playing, 1983
2
20
Brammer, Mary, 1979
2
21
Brandt Children, undated
2
22
Brave New World, 1974-1980
2
23
Bristlecone Pine Trees, circa 1977
2
24
Buffalo, 1974-1980
2
25
Buffalo Calf-Lying, 1981-1983
2
26
Buffalo Calf-Standing, 1977-1981
2
27
Bull and Bear, 1965-1966
2
28
Burro with Twins, undated
2
29
Burros, 1974-1975
2
30
Calliope, 1975-1982
2
31
Canyon de Chelly, circa 1980
2
32
Carmichael, Leonard, 1975-1977, undated
2
33
Carson, Rachel, 1982-1987
2
34
Cats, circa 1982
2
35
Children Playing, Relief, undated
2
36
Children's Portraits, undated
2
37
Communication, undated
2
38
Communion Table, Wheaton Presbyterian Church (MD), undated
2
39
Compassion, 1969
2
40
Concha, 1975
2
41
Crofter's Daughter, undated
2
42
Dancers, 1983
2
43
Dancing on the Beach, undated
2
44
Desert Patterns, 1983
2
45
Dog (Boxer), undated
2
46
Dryden, Hugh, undated
2
47
Dymoniet, undated
2
48
Elephants, 1961
2
49
End of Siesta, 1977-1981
2
50
Ewald Medal, 1986-1987
2
51
Fermi, Enrico, 1977-1981, undated
2
52
Filly at Sunset, 1974-1976
2
53
Flight, 1968-1988
2
54
Flower Seller, undated
2
55
Folk Singer (Folk Music), undated
2
56
Fountains, undated
2
57
From the Sea (Lg), 1976
2
58
Fuller, Buckminster, 1976
2
59
Future Winner, 1981-1984
2
60
Ghayroka (4 hrs. & 8 hrs.), 1978-1982
2
61
The Gift, 1978
2
62
Gilpin, Laura, 1973-1986
2
63-64
Giraffe Family, 1982
2
65
Gordios, undated
2
66
Graham, Susan, undated
2
67
Greeting, 1988
2
68
Guitar Players, 1965, undated
2
69
Hank's Pleasure, 1978-1980
2
70
Happiness, 1982-1989, undated
2
71
Happiness (Terra Cotta), undated
2
72
Happy Afternoon, 1982, undated
2
73
High Noon at the Ranch, undated
2
74
Horses (Terra Cotta), 1963
2
75
Intermission, undated
2
76
Iris Flowers, 1963
2
77
Isadora Reflected, 1988
2
78
Kelsey, Frances, undated
2
79
Knox, Andrew (and pet snake), 1968-1985
2
80
Lamb (font cover, Good Shepherd Methodist Church, Waldorf, MD), 1969, undated
2
81
Letitia, undated
2
82
Life Cry, 1975, undated
2
83
Lioness with Cubs, 1983-1984, undated
2
84
Listening to Music, undated
2
85
Llamas, 1968-1970, undated
2
86
Louisville Zoo, undated
2
87
Maid to Please and New Born Floa, 1974, undated
2
88
Making Friends, 1981, undated
2
89
Marit, Marina, 1981
2
90
Medical Examiner's Building, undated
2
91
Meem, John G. and Faith, 1980-1982, undated
2
92
Memories of Assisi, 1983, undated
2
93
Menorah, undated
2
94
Miller, Nel, undated
2
95
Miscellaneous Maquettes, circa 1960-1980
3
1
Mithra, 1978-1984, undated
3
2
Moment in Time, undated
3
3
Moniet el Nefous and Tatumi, undated
3
4
Moscow, Alan, 1966, undated
3
5
Moses (SM), 1983, undated
3
6
Mother and Child, 1964, undated
3
7
Motherhood, undated
3
8
Mullitz, Natalaie, 1966, undated
3
9
Music, undated
3
10
Musk Oxen, 1981-1986, undated
3
11
Neutra, Richard, n.d,. 1969-1985
3
12
New Born Foal, undated
3
13
New Step, undated
3
14
Night Flight, undated
3
15
Nightwatchers, 1974, undated
3
16
North Americans, 1980-1984, undated
3
17
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1967-1989, undated
3
18-19
On the Plains, undated
3
20
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1967-1975, undated
3
21
Orihi Antelope (Antelope and Fawn), 1982, undated
3
22
Orihi Antelope (Lg.), 1981, undated
3
23
Papas, Sophocles, undated
3
24
Paperweights (Bull, Odontoglossum Orchid, Phalaenopsis Orchid, Pony, Rooster, Tiger), 1982-1983
3
25
The Pet Show (Le Bonheur Concern for Children Award), 1983, undated
3
26
Phoenix, 1981-1986, undated
3
27
Phoenix (Plexiglass), undated
3
28
Polingaysi (Elizabeth White), 1974-1983, undated
3
29
Puzzle, 1973-1985, undated
3
30
Question, undated
3
31
Quick Lightning, 1971-1980, undated
3
32
Rashad (Arabian Stallion), undated
3
33
Real Wind, undated
3
34
Rios, Jesus, 1975-1988, undated
3
35
Ripley, S. Dillon, 1976-1978, undated
3
36
Rising Above the Clouds, undated
3
37
Ritzenberg, Katie, undated
3
38
Rocky Mountain Goats, undated
3
39
Rudel, Julius, 1977-1983, undated
3
40
Sabellina and Samantha, 1976-1989, undated
3
41
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Springfield, Va. (Family), 1969, undated
3
42
Saveressing, Frances, undated
3
43
Segovia, Andrés, undated
3
44
Sentinels, undated
3
45
Simmental Calf, undated
3
46
Sixty Miles per Hour, 1975-1980, undated
3
47
Somewhere a Bird, undated
3
48
Song, undated
3
49
Southwest Wind, undated
3
50
Spring Time Leap, 1976, undated
3
51
Stovall, Lou, undated
3
52
Sung, Dato David L.F., 1970-1975, undated
3
53
Swains, undated
3
54
Teller, Edward, 1980-1981, undated
3
55
Tennis Players, 1967-1970, undated
3
56
Thanksgiving, undated
3
57
Theater Guild, 1982
3
58
Time Figure, undated
3
59
Tonto Bars Hank, 1980, undated
3
60
Twilight, undated
3
61
Unicorn with Maiden, undated
3
62
Vantage Point, undated
3
63
Water Buffalo, 1982, undated
3
64
Who Goes There, 1981, undated
3
65
Whoopee!, 1982, undated
3
66
Witness to the Long Walk, undated
3
67
Wonder is the Beginning of Wisdom, undated
3
68
Work Horse, 1984, undated
3
69
Yugoslavia, 1971-1981, undated
3
70

Series 4: Subject Files , circa 1924-1985
1 Linear Feet
Box 4, OV 7

This series contains sketches, source material, and research on figures, forms, and types prearranged by subject. These materials manifest in news clippings, published journals, ink and pencil drawings, greeting cards, postcards, and scattered photographs and negatives. Oversized subject files are found in OV 7 and include ink and pencil drawings on paper pulled from the files Animals, Miscellaneous; Arms, Hands, Feet; and Bristlecone Pines.
Subject files are arranged alphabetically by subject name.
Description Container
Animals in Art, 1960s
4
1
Animals, Miscellaneous, circa 1965-1981
4
2
Architecture, circa 1960-1970
4
3
Arms, Hands, Feet, circa 1964-1981
4
4
Attitudes, circa 1942-1975
4
5
Bears, circa 1980
4
6
Birdbaths, undated
4
7
Birds, 1924-1978
4
8
Bristlecone Pines, circa 1977
4
9-11
Children, 1955-1980
4
12-13
Clouds, 1959-1981
4
14
Colin, 1967
4
15
Dancers, 1965-1981
4
16
Designs, Belt Buckles, circa 1979
4
17
Designs, Miscellaneous, circa 1953-1969
4
18
Donkeys and Mules, 1958-1972
4
19-20
Elephants, 1960-1983
4
21
Fountains, 1926-1972
4
22
Heads, circa 1952-1985
4
23-24
Muscles in Legs, undated
4
25
Paintings, 1960s-1970s
4
26
Plants and Flowers, circa 1962-1967
4
27
Race Horses, 1965-1975
4
28-29
Rocks, circa 1972-1981
4
30
Sambo, circa 1958
4
31
Sculptures, 1927-1981
4
32-33
Seals and Sea Lions, undated
4
34
Secretariat, 1972-1981
4
35
Ships, circa 1963-1980
4
36
Oversized Subject Files from Box 4, Folders 2, 4, 9-11, undated
OV 7

Series 5: Estate of Una Hanbury , 1990-1994
0.6 Linear Feet
Boxes 4-5

Estate records document the dispersal--mainly through sale--of sculpture that remained unsold at the time of the artist's death. Saunders Sculpture International and its subsidiary, Perry House Galleries, represented the Estate of Una Hanbury.
The series is arranged alphabetically by folder title, and material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
Description Container
Accountant, 1991-1993
4
37
Advertising, 1991-1992
4
38
Appraisal (Bernard Ewell Art Appraisals, Inc., 1990
4
39
Art Foundry, Inc., 1990-1994
4
40
Atwell Fine Art, 1990-1993
5
1
Barter Account, 1991
5
2
Brochures, 1991-1992
5
3
Bust of Mrs. Ortiz y Pino (Concha), 1992
5
4
Client Mailing List, circa 1992
5
5
Consignments, 1991-1994
5
6
Correspondence re: Estate, 1990-1992
5
7
Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1991-1993, undated
5
8
Dancing on the Beach, 1991
5
9
Editions, 1990
5
10
Inventory, circa 1992
5
11
Letters from Diana Hanbury King to Clients (A-B and R), 1991
5
12
Laden Art Advisory Committee, 1993
5
13
Loveland High Plains Arts Council, 1991-1992
5
14
Molds, 1990, undated
5
15
National Portrait Gallery, 1991-1993
5
16
Pearson, David, 1992
5
17
Potential Customers, 1991
5
18
Price Lists, 1990-1992
5
19
Sales, 1991-1994
5
20
Santa Fe Trip Estimate, circa 1992
5
21
Saunders Sculpture International (SSI) Contract, 1990
5
22
Shidoni Foundry/Gallery, 1990-1994
5
23
Vergara Printing Co., 1990-1991
5
24
Wichita Gallery of Fine Art, 1990-1993
5
25

Series 6: Printed Material , 1926-1990, undated
0.4 Linear Feet
Box 5

This series consists of articles, reviews, and letters to the editor written by Hanbury; exhibition material including catalogs, announcements, and invitations; publicity consisting of press releases and articles about Hanbury, her work, and the memorial service held for her; and obituaries. The series also includes miscellaneous clippings about friends, acquaintances, and subjects of interest as well as catalogs of sculptors' equipment and supplies.
Material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
Description Container
By Una Hanbury, 1969-1975, undated
5
26
Exhibition Catalogs, Announcements, Invitations, etc., 1965-1986, undated
5
27-28
Miscellaneous Clippings, 1967-1970, undated
5
29
Miscellaneous Publications, 1985-1989
5
30
News Clippings, 1965-1989
5
31
Newspapers, 1989-1990
5
32
Obituaries; Memorial Service, 1990
5
33
Publicity, 1926-1989, undated
5
34-35
Sculptors' Equipment and Supply Catalogs, 1971, undated
5
36

Series 7: Photographs , 1910-1991, undated
0.3 Linear Feet
Boxes 5-6

This series includes photographs of works of art by Hanbury and photographs of Hanbury with family members, as a student, at work, and on her travels.
The series is arranged into two subseries.
  • 6.1: Works of Art, 1913-1991, undated
  • 6.2: Una Hanbury, 1910-1989, undated
6.1: Works of Art, circa 1913-1991, undated
0.2 Linear Feet
Boxes 5-6
DescriptionContainer
Early Works of Una Hanbury [Rawnsley], circa 1913-1925
5
37
Miscellaneous Works, Negatives, undated
5
38
Miscellaneous Works, Photographs, circa 1975-1991
5
39-40
Miscellaneous Works, Slides, 1984-1991
6
1
6.2: Una Hanbury, circa 1910-1989, undated
3 folders
Box 6
DescriptionContainer
Childhood and Youth, circa 1910-1925, undated
6
2
Una Hanbury, circa 1964-1989
6
3-4

6.1: Works of Art , circa 1913-1991, undated
0.2 Linear Feet
Boxes 5-6

Early works of Una Hanbury include loose pages from a photo album documenting work done by Hanbury while studying at the Royal Academy and exhibiting there, annotated with exhibition and prize information. This folder also include works done by her at ages 9 to 11; works done in Capri at ages 15 to 16; Don Quixote, Knight in Armour, and Valkyrie executed in 1920; and some travel photos of Capri from 1920.
There are also negatives, photographs, and 35-mm slides of miscellaneous works by Hanbury, including an exhibition installation. These folders contain works which may or may not also be present in Project or Subject files but were not placed within the latter groupings in the inherent organization received from the donor.
Description Container
Early Works of Una Hanbury [Rawnsley], circa 1913-1925
5
37
Miscellaneous Works, Negatives, undated
5
38
Miscellaneous Works, Photographs, circa 1975-1991
5
39-40
Miscellaneous Works, Slides, 1984-1991
6
1

6.2: Una Hanbury , circa 1910-1989, undated
3 folders
Box 6

Photographs of childhood and youth includes Una at age 6 with a model of a horse (the first photograph of her work); Una with her grandmother and at work on a sculpture in 1915; and Una in class at the Royal Academy in 1925. There is also an undated studio portrait.
Photographs of Una Hanbury include images at special events include the unveiling of the Gilpin bust in 1973; Louis Rosen's birthday picnic in 1978; the De Lattre inauguration in 1980; the unveiling of Phoenix in 1985; and the opening of the Guild for Religious Architecture exhibition which is undated. Unidentified occasions from 1982 and undated can also be found here in addition to travel photographs of Hanbury in Seville and Alaska[?]; formal and candid portraits, both undated and from 1964; and undated photographs of Hanbury with horses, at Goodwin Ranch, with her family, in her studio, and at a foundry.
Description Container
Childhood and Youth, circa 1910-1925, undated
6
2
Una Hanbury, circa 1964-1989
6
3-4

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.