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Frances Kent Lamont papers, 1909-1970

Creator:
Lamont, Frances Kent, 1899-1975
Subject:
Milles, Carl
Robinson, Boardman
Twain, Mark
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
2 letters from Carl Milles; 5 letters from Boardman Robinson; photograph with Mark Twain in Bermuda, ca.1909; awards; one notebook; signed and unsigned sketches; photographs of work; clippings and catalogs.
Citation:
Frances Kent Lamont papers, 1909-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; studied as a pupil of Solon Borglum and Mahonri Young. Examples of her art are her war memorials, such as one she created for the wars of America in New Canaan, Conn. and also one for the Spanish-American war in New Rochelle, N.Y. She exhibited internationally as well as locally, including shows at the Salon des Tuileries, Paris, 1937-1939, the Whitney, New York, 1941-1951. She was a member of the National Sculpture Society.
Provenance:
Donor is the artist's sister.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Designers
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Sculptors
Sculpture
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Women sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7842
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210009
AAA_collcode_lamofran
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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