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Ward, John Quincy Adams (1830-1910) Archive of designs, drawings, studies, and sketches for entrance to NYSE, statues, memorials, correspondence, etc. [decimalized: .001-.370, .210b]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06343 Author/Creator: Ward, John Quincy Adams (1830-1910) Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1830-1910 Pagination:

Summary of Content: This archive consists mostly of drawings and sketches, although there is some typescript and manuscript material as well. For the fine art items, most were previously mounted and bound into scrapbooks. Most of the scrapbooks have been dismounted and disbound by Christie's so that now the items are individual, housed in folders which are in turn housed 3 archival clamshell boxes. Arrangement: The fine art items come first; they are arranged in order of priority as determined by Christie's. Following the fine art items are the typescript and manuscript materials, as well as some fine art material that is still in scrapbook form. Includes plans for Washington statue on steps of sub-treasury building on Wall Street, U. S. Grant memorial, Garfield Memorial. Other materials include letters, contracts and correspondence from Charles Daly, Robert Van Wyck, Cornelius Vanderbilt, W.H. Van Buren, R. Cushing, and others.

People: Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmMonumentPresident

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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