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Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936



  • Existence: 1860 - 1936

Lorado Taft (1860-1936), American sculptor, writer, and educator.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

J. B. Carrington papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 666
Overview: The J. B. Carrington Papers hold correspondence, literary manuscripts, photographs, and research files related to his career as an editor and writer at Scribner's Magazine. Correspondents include authors and artists who contributed work to the magazine, such as Frederick S. Church, James B. Connolly, Kenyon Cox, Andrew Lang, Maxfield Parrish, Frederick Waugh, and N. C. Wyeth, who are represented by letters and literary manuscripts. In addition, Carrington kept financial records on the company's...
Dates: 1886-1934

Letter : Chicago, to S. C. G. Watkins, 1922 Apr 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 51, Folder: GROUP 1744, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS briefly giving his opinion of Daniel Chester French and other American sculptors.
Dates: 1922 Apr 3

Synopses of lectures, 1927 Mar-Apr

 Part of Collection — Box: 51, Folder: GROUP 1744, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Synopses, autograph manuscript, for the 2nd-6th Trowbridge Memorial Lectures, delivered at Yale University on Mar 4, 11, 18, and 25, 1927, and April 1, 1927.The lectures are titled "The Renaissance in France," "French Sculpture in the 17th and 18th Centuries," "French Sculpture in the 19th Century to Rodin," "Rodin and Later Tendencies in Sculpture," and "American Sculpture."Four of the synopses are accompanied by cover sheets, autograph manuscript and typescript, for...
Dates: 1927 Mar-Apr

John Ferguson Weir papers

Call Number: MS 550
Overview: Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.
Dates: 1838-1957, bulk 1861-1928