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Benjamin Paul Akers letter collection, 1858-1920

Creator:
Akers, Benjamin Paul, 1825-1861
Subject:
Allen, Elizabeth Akers
Maine Historical Society
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
30 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters from Akers to various friends, relatives and others, including an exchange of letters with Hiram Powers regarding an article by Akers in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY, 1860; letters about Akers written to the Maine Historical Society by his widow, the writer Elizabeth Akers Allen and other acquaintances; and an obituary published in THE CRAYON.
Citation:
Benjamin Paul Akers letter collection, 1858-1920. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D316 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Maine Historical Society, 485 Congress Street, Portland, Maine
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Maine and Italy.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by the Maine Historical Society in 1963.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5644
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208478
AAA_collcode_akerbenj
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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