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The Resource Howard McCormick letter

Howard McCormick letter

Label
Howard McCormick letter, 1912
Title
Howard McCormick letter
Inclusive dates
1912
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a transcribed copy of a letter from Howard McCormick in Leonia, New Jersey to Virgil Hoagland in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 18, 1912 regarding McCormick's personal news and details of his career as an artist to date. The original letter is located at in the Indiana artist files at the Indianapolis Museum of Art Library and Archives
Biographical or historical data
Born August 19, 1875 in Hillsboro, Indiana, Howard McCormick was a painter, illustrator, muralist, and wood engraver. He studied under William Forsyth at the Indiana School of the Arts (1894-1895), William Merritt Chase and Francis Luis Mora at the New York School of Art (1899-1900), and Jean-Paul Laurens at the Académie Julian in Paris, France (1901-1902). McCormick also spent time in Mexico and Arizona, studying local and Native American culture. He worked as an illustrator for numerous publications, such as The Indianapolis News, Cosmopolitan, The Delineator, Collier's, and The American Magazine. McCormick is best known for his museums murals depicting Native Americans of the Southwest, such as the background murals for the Hopi, Navajo and Apache habitat installations at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, New York. He and his family settled in Leonia, New Jersey where they lived for several years before his death in 1943.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1875-1943
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCormick, Howard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoagland, Virgil
  • McCormick, Howard
  • Artists
  • Graphic arts
  • Illustrators
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Leonia (N.J.)
Label
Howard McCormick letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2436
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/07/29 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/29 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20354589
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Morton W. Grills in December, 1943.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn893902589
  • (OCoLC)893902589
Terms governing use
Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Howard McCormick letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2436
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/07/29 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/29 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20354589
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Morton W. Grills in December, 1943.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn893902589
  • (OCoLC)893902589
Terms governing use
Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Type of unit
1 folder

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