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Amory C. Simons photographic materials, circa 1910-circa 1984, bulk circa 1910-circa 1920s

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Creator:
Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), 1869-1959  Search this
Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), 1869-1959  Search this
Subject:
Grafly, Charles  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.7 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series. Series 1: Amory C. Simons Photographic Materials, circa 1910-circa 1984 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The photographic materials of equestrian sculptor, Amory C. Simons, measure 0.7 linear feet and date from circa 1910 to circa 1984, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to circa 1920s. The collection includes four letters to Simons, photographic prints, negatives, and glass plate negatives of horses and riders including New York City police and mounted models, and other miscellaneous subjects.
Citation:
Amory C. Simons photographic materials, circa 1910-circa 1984, bulk circa 1910-circa 1920s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has the Amory C. Simons papers, ca. 1890-1934. This collection comprises 0.2 linear feet of materials related to Simons's activities as a student and sculptor in Paris.
Biography Note:
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, sculptor and educator Amory Coffin Simons (1869-1959), was known for his animal statuettes, and for his equestrian sculpture in particular.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
The collection was a 1968 gift of Mrs. Paul Fitchen, Chester Beach's daughter, who found the papers in her basement. Beach and Simons were close friends.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Equestrian artists -- Photographs  Search this
Equestrian statues -- Photographs  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7457
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209615
AAA_collcode_simoamoc
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209615