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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry B. F. Macfarland

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President Roosevelt introduces sculptor Edward Kemeys. Roosevelt is interested in acquiring a fountain by Kemeys for Washington, D.C., and asks Henry B. F. Macfarland for his assistance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sculptors; Fountains; Washington (D.C.); Kemeys, Edward, 1843-1907

Date: 1902-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James McMillan

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Letter of introduction for sculptor Edward Kemeys.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sculptors; Kemeys, Edward, 1843-1907

Date: 1902-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to David Rowland Francis

Description:

President Roosevelt introduces William Allen White, who would like to speak to Governor Francis about having some of Edward Kemeys's sculptures at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Louisiana Purchase--Centennial celebrations, etc.; Sculpture; White, William Allen, 1868-1944; Kemeys, Edward, 1843-1907

Date: 1903-02-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Description:

President Roosevelt is interested in the work of Edward Kemeys, the sculptor. Roosevelt has heard that Kemeys is not to be allowed to exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and asks Augustus Saint-Gaudens for further information.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Louisiana Purchase Exposition; Sculptors; Sculpture, American; Exhibitions--Planning; Kemeys, Edward, 1843-1907

Date: 1903-07-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Augustus Saint-Gaudens

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President Roosevelt is pleased that Augustus Saint-Gaudens is not opposing Edward Kemeys, as Roosevelt is a fan of Kemeys's "wild beast figures." Roosevelt was pleased with the Ulysses Grant statue selection but believes that Saint-Gaudens's statue of General Sherman is the "greatest statue of a commander in existence."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Artists; Statues; Kemeys, Edward, 1843-1907; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Date: 1903-08-03

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