American Committee of the Statue of Liberty records, 1875-1901
American Committee of the Statue of Liberty
Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste
Evarts, William Maxwell
Pinchot, James W.
Spaulding, Henry F.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
ca. 150 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.
Correspondence between Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and members of the committee including Richard Butler, William M. Evarts, and Henry F. Spaulding. Also, a few letters from Joseph Pulitzer and J. W. Pinchot. In addition, there is a proposal for the erection of the statue, and clippings and miscellany relating to the project.
American Committee of the Statue of Liberty records, 1875-1901. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel N24 (frames 163-562) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Letters from Bartholdi are in French with an English translation.
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
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