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Augustus Foster Rose papers, 1895-1996

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Creator:
Rose, Augustus F. (Augustus Foster), 1873-1946
Subject:
Rhode Island School of Design
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.8 linear ft.
Addition: 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:
Biographical material; general correspondence file, ca. 1902-1947; project file, 1917; writings by Rose and others describing techniques and styles in jewelry and other metal works, ca. 1906-1938; speeches, 1945 and undated; Rose's recipes for metals and finishes, undated; notes, sketches and studies by Rose done as a student, ca. 1895-1945; teaching notes, 1906; and clippings, ca. 1916-1990, school bulletins, and other printed material. Also found are photographs of Rose, his family and associates, ca. 1914-1945 and undated; 4 phonographs of a lecture given by Rose, 1932; a subject file on the Rhode Island School of Design, ca. 1907-1931; and miscellany, ca. 1912-1928.
ADDITION: Notes, lectures, and writings on various aspects of metalsmithing and jewelry making; reference clippings; tearsheets; and published technical material; photographs of metal work; manufacturers and refiners brochures; and museum publications. and invitations and exhibition catalog for "Masters of American Metalsmithing," organized by the National Ornamental Museum, Memphis, Tenn., 1988.
Citation:
Augustus Foster Rose papers, 1895-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Metalworker, jewelry designer, instructor. Taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and in the Rhode Island public school system.
Provenance:
Donated 1994 and 1997 by Margaret and Elizabeth Rose, the daughters of Augustus Foster Rose.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art metal-work
Art metal-workers
Jewelers
Jewelry making
Metal-work
Metal-workers
Phonograph records
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6486
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215674
AAA_collcode_roseaugu
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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