The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
A scrapbook containing clippings concerning the design competition for the General Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Washington, D.C. and the controversy that arose when Henry Merwin Shrady was awarded first prize; photographs of the Grant Memorial and other sculptures; and pencil studies by Shrady for several of the infantry figures on the pedestal of the statue.
Harrie Moore Shrady scrapbook, 1902-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3097 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Mrs. Henry Balch, after microfilming.
Wife of sculptor Henry Merwin Shrady; Elmsford, N.Y.
Lent for microfilming 1984 by Mrs. Henry Balch, a descendant of Shrady. Harrie Shrady compiled the scrapbook about her husband for their daughter.
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