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Save Outdoor Sculpture! Surveys and Photographs

Save Outdoor Sculpture! Surveys and Photographs

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SAVE OUTDOOR SCULPTURE! SURVEYS AND PHOTOGRAPHS, 1993-1994





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Save Outdoor Sculpture! (Project)
Title:Save Outdoor Sculpture! Surveys and Photographs
Dates:1993/1994
Quantity:0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:Save Outdoor Sculpture! Survey Forms and Photographs represent the effort in 1993 and 1994 to gather information on outdoor public sculpture in Salem, Massachusetts, as part of a national project.
Collection Number:MSS 275

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Scope and Content Note

Save Outdoor Sculpture! Survey Forms and Photographs represent the effort in 1993 and 1994 to gather information on outdoor public sculpture in Salem, Massachusetts, as part of a national project. The survey forms contain information about each sculpture such as basic description, location/jurisdiction, physical condition, and where supplementary information may be found. Photographs of each monument/sculpture are filed with each survey.


Historical Sketch

Save Outdoor Sculpture! survey forms were undertaken by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property, 3299 K Street NW, Washington, DC, to gather information on outdoor sculpture all over the United States. [The project is currently being run by Heritage Preservation in Washington.] Dean Lahikainen, Curator of American Decorative Arts of the Peabody Essex Museum, surveyed outdoor sculptures and memorials in Salem, Massachusetts, and donated copies of the surveys and 4 x 6 color photographs of the memorials to the museum. The original surveys, original photographs, and photograph negatives were sent to Washington, DC.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property (U.S.)
Monuments--Massachusetts--Salem
Outdoor sculpture--Massachusetts--Salem
Photograph collections
Public sculpture--Massachusetts--Salem
Sculpture--Massachusetts--Salem
Salem (Mass.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Save Outdoor Sculpture! Surveys and Photographs, MSS 275, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated by Dean Lahikainen on March 28, 1995.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jane E. Ward, April 1995. Updated by Tamara Gaydos, December 2015.


Related Material


"Save Outdoor Sculpture!" Save Outdoor Sculpture! Heritage Preservation, n.d. Web. 01 Dec. 2015. http://www.heritagepreservation.org/sos/index.html


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