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.
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Scope and Contents
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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 for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
The 1965 and 2019 accessions of the William Ordway Partridge papers were merged in 2019, and the collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Stephanie Ashley. The collection was digitized in 2019 with funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art.