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Henry Augustus Lukeman papers, circa 1891-1935

Creator:
Lukeman, Henry Augustus, 1871-1935
Subject:
French, Daniel Chester
Lord, James Brown
Millet, Francis Davis
Fine Arts Federation of New York
National Institute of Social Sciences (U.S.)
United Daughters of the Confederacy
World's Columbian Exposition
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.5 linear feet
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, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material relating to Henry Augustus Lukeman's career as a sculptor.
Biographical material includes Lukeman's obituary in the New York Times. Personal letters are from from Daniel Chester French to Lukeman, 1904-1931. Professional correspondence concerns commissions and is with various individuals and organizations, including F.D. Millet (director of decoration for the World's Columbian Exposition), James Brown Lord (for the New Court House of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court), and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Other correspondence concerns memberships and honors from the the Fine Arts Federation of New York, the National Institute of Social Sciences, the Sheriff of the County of Kings, and Conference House Association.
Two scrapbooks compiled by Lukeman include photographs of the interior of Lukeman's townhouse at 160 W. 86th St. New York, N.Y. and the exterior of his studio in Stockbridge, Mass. Additional photographs are of Lukeman's sculptures, including two photographs of the Stone Mountain (Georgia) bas relief project while in progress. Printed material includes newspaper clippings regarding Lukeman's works of art and commission projects, including his seals and coins.
Citation:
Henry Augustus Lukeman papers, circa 1891-1935. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Henry Augustus Lukeman (1871-1935) was a sculptor in New York, N.Y. and Stockbridge, Mass. who specialized in public and historic monuments.
Provenance:
Donated 2009 and 2010 by Gertrude Marie Bidwell Leuchs, Henry Augustus Lukeman's niece, and Catherine Leuchs Bohrman, Lukeman's great-niece.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sculptors
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15664
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282457
AAA_collcode_lukehenr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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