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William Rudolph O'Donovan letters, 1860-1920

O'Donovan, William Rudolph, 1844-1920

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: Partial microfilm reel.

Summary: Letters and typescripts of letters from O'Donovan to his family, including his mother, Mary Bright O'Donovan, and his sisters Jennie O'Donovan Abraham and Lucy A. Victor. Letters concern his Civil War service, his study of art in New York, his art work, social conditions, Christmas, and other topics.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; New York, N.Y.


Lent for microfilming 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel P23 (fr. 332-452; 570-581) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

William Rudolph O'Donovan letters, 1860-1920. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.