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Luther Manard Jones letters, 1872

Creator:
Jones, Luther Manard
Subject:
Akers, Charles
Lowell, James Russell
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Three letters to Jones from James Russell Lowell, January 22, 25 and 27, 1872, seeking aid for his friend the sculptor Charles Akers, who is "helpless through no fault of his own." Lowell rejoices when hearing of Jones's generous contribution, "one has to try the hopeless experiment of filling sieves so often that it is a godsend to pour for once into a cup with no crack in it." Included are two letters to Jones from Charles Akers, February 2 and April 19, 1872, thanking Jones for his gifts of money and writing about his health, travels and work.
Citation:
Luther Manard Jones letters, 1872. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. Robert Boyajian, Stratford, Vt.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6879
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209007
AAA_collcode_joneluth
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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