Correspondence and papers, mostly copies made from books or of articles, in well-labelled, alphabetical folders - topics from 'Saint-Gaudens, Augustus - Diana' to 'Vanderbilt Mantelpiece'
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Scope and Contents
The papers include art historian Lauretta Dimmick's research material for the book, American sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, volume I: a catalogue of works by artists born before 1865 includes biographical and bibiliographic information on each artist along with correspondence, notes, theses, a dissertation, catalogs, copies of portions of published works, and photographs. The collection contains a variety of biographical and bibliographic information on each of the American sculptors represented, as well as information pertaining to each artist's works. A number of major sculptors of the nineteenth century are represented in the collection, including Frederic Remington, Augustus Saint Gaudens, Harriet Hosmer, William Rimmer, and William Morris Hunt.