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MS 90-2

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Size: 55.0 linear feet

Literary rights:
Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions: None

Content note:
The Charles Grafly collection contains business correspondence, general correspondence, personal correspondence, works by Charles Grafly, financial information. newspaper clippings, articles, miscellaneous, memorabilia, published material on Grafly, sketches and class notes, scrapbooks, photographs, research materials, glass negatives, and celluloid negatives.  Note:  All file folder titles reflect the original titles of the file folders in the collection.  For a detained description of the contents of each file folder, refer to the original detailed and incomplete finding aid in Box 76.

Biographical note:
Charles Grafly, American sculptor, was born in 1862 in Philadelphia.  He was a pupil of the schools of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and of Henri M. Chapu and Jean Dampt and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris.  He received Honorable Mention for his "Mauvais Presage," now in the Detroit Museum of Fine Arts.  He received medals in Paris and Chicago.  In 1905, he was elected a full member of the National Academy of Design.  His better-known works include "Fountain of Man," "From Generation to Generation," "Symbol of Life," "Vulture of War" and many portrait busts.

Processed by: JEF, 5-19-1998.


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