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Summary

Abstract:
This collection contains material on Erastus Dow Palmer, used by Temple Hollcroft, Catherine Bacon, and Joseph Gravit, ranging from the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. It also contains pictures of E.D. Palmer himself and his work.
Extent:
.5 linear feet and 2.25 boxes
Language:
English

Background

Scope and Content:

This collection contains material on Erastus Dow Palmer, used by Temple Hollcroft, Catherine Bacon, and Joseph Gravit, ranging from the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. It also contains pictures of E.D. Palmer himself and his work.

Biographical / Historical:

Erastus Dow Palmer was an American neo-classical sculptor, who lived from 1917-1904. E.D. Palmer sculpted one medallion for Wells. Two of his better known pieces on campus, Morning and Evening, hang in Macmillan Hall by the Art Exhibit Room. Morgan Hall has another two medallions named Nancy and Charlotte. E.D. Palmer was a friend of Henry Wells and E.B. Morgan and spent many summers in Aurora.

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: a Content Standard

Indexed Terms

Subjects:
Sculptors
Names:
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

There is no restriction on access to the E.D. Palmer Letters for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
170 Main St
Aurora, NY 13026, United States
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