Henry Kirke Brown: The Father of American Sculpture : typescript


Creator: Bush-Brown, Henry Kirke, 1857-1935
Date(s): 1836-1933
Bulk Dates: 1836-1882
Call Number: MSS 0561
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This collection comprises the carbon typescript for an unpublished manuscript titled "Henry Kirke Brown: The Father of American Sculpture," which was compiled, written, and edited by Henry Kirke Bush-Brown. It additionally includes an abridged version with the same title, also prepared by Bush-Brown. The typescript contains a description of Henry Kirke Brown's life, transcripts of his correspondence, photographs of his homes and artistic works, poems, sketches, and a genealogical chart of the Brown family. Several original letters, poems, photographs, and art are tipped into the typescript.
Physical Description: 1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Source: Gift of Wayne Craven, 1999.
Processing: Processed by Marina Dobronovskaya, February 2007. Revised and encoded by Teresa K. Nevins, December 2008. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard