William Morris Hunt Memorial Committee ledger, 1879-1880
William Morris Hunt Memorial Commit, William Morris Hunt Memorial Committee
Cabot, Edward Clarke
Hunt, William Morris
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A ledger, titled William Morris Hunt, presumably kept by architect and patron Edward C. Cabot, noting contributions made by Bostonians for a memorial to William Morris Hunt. The Committee proposed raising funds to purchase Hunt paintings, and to display them permanently in the "Hunt Room" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Contributions range from fifty cents to one thousand dollars. Among the signatures are Martin Brimmer, Rose Lamb and other prominent Bostonians.
William Morris Hunt Memorial Committee ledger, 1879-1880. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2814 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Donated 1975 by Nancy Hale Bowers. The notebook had been in the possession of Bower's aunt, Ellen Day Hale, an admirer and student of Hunt.
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