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William Ordway Partridge papers, 1879-1920, 1957

Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930

Author, Sculptor, Poet

Representative image for William Ordway Partridge papers, 1879-1920, 1957

This site provides access to the papers of William Ordway Partridge in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2019, and total 222 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor, author, and poet, William Ordway Partridge, who was active in New York City and Washington, D.C., measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1879-1920, and 1957. This small collection consists primarily of letters to Partridge from artists, political figures, art historians, and authors; drafts and typescripts of Partridge's poems; and two clippings about Partridge's sculpture.

Biographical/Historical Note

Parisian-born sculptor, author, and poet, William Ordway Partridge (1861-1930) was known for his sculptures of famous writers, artists, political figures, and poets.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 1965 by Mrs. Jacob B. Shohan, and in 2019 by Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr., art historians and collectors in Milford, Pennsylvania.

Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.