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Greenough family letters, 1813-1891

Creator:
Greenough fam, Greenough family
Subject:
Greenough, Frances Boott
Greenough, Henry
Greenough, Horatio
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 445 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 written by Henry and Frances Greenough from various locations in Europe, most of which are to their family in Boston, including Mrs. Edward G. Loring (Harriet), Francis Boott, Mrs. Elizabeth Greenough, Charlotte Greenough, and also Mrs. James Lee and Mrs. Mary Lee. Also included are letters written to Horatio Greenough from various people.
Citation:
Greenough family letters, 1813-1891. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1215 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, David Richardson, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Horatio Greenough was a sculptor, who spent most of his career in Florence, Italy. His brother Henry originally went to Italy with Horatio, and then returned to Boston to practice architecture. Henry was married to Frances Boott.
Provenance:
Lent 1977 by David Richardson, whose relationship to the Greenoughs is unknown.
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8988
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211176
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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