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      GB/NNAF/P9356
Epstein, Sir Jacob (1880-1959) Knight

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Hester Street, New York City (10 November 1880); moved to London (1905) and naturalized British (1911); KBE (1954); died 19 August 1959

Thesaurus
SCULPTORS
WAR ARTISTS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 35

Radio talk transcripts (1 file), 1940-1959
Held at: BBC Written Archives Centre
Document reference: Contributor Files: E
Other information: BBC Radio Contributor Files A-Z

Artists' files (5), 20th C
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Artists' Files (Prints and Drawings Dept)

Letters (2) from Lady Kathleen Epstein to Glasgow Art Gallery, 1965
Held at: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
Document reference: Sculpture Dossier
Other information: Artists Papers Register: West of Scotland Pilot Study, 1988

Letters (3) to DS MacColl, 1908-1940
Held at: Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
Document reference: MS MacColl
Other information: Thorp N (1979) Whistler, MacColl, Wright: Art History Papers 1850-1950 in Glasgow University Library
Comments: Catalogued

A sketch for Epstein's W.H. Hudson (Rima) Memorial, Hyde Park, London, ? 1924
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: 2005.0508

Drawings for Nan Condron, Night and Day, Bowater,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Epstein's copy of 'Fleur du Mal' by Baudelaire,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Manuscript correspondence,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Museum sketchbook,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Press material and criticism,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Sketchbook of 87 drawings relating to Rima relief on Hudson Memorial, 1924
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Studio photographs (c2000),
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Transparencies,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Ep

Album of photographs of Epstein's work in the collection of the poet and philosopher T E Hulme, c1927-1928
Held at: Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library
Document reference: DHU/12
Comments: Papers listed. Owned

Correspondence and papers relating to Jacob Epstein,
Held at: Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library
Document reference: DHU
Comments: Access by appointment only

Papers, 20th C
Held at: Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

Letter to Jacob Kramer, 29/11/1920
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Kramer correspondence
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters to the Manchester Guardian, 1925-28
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Guardian archives
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Augustus John, 1929
Held at: National Library of Wales
Document reference: NLW MS 22780E, f.81
Other information: Catalogue of Augustus John Papers (NLW)

Letters (10), 1949-1958
Held at: Oxford University: New College Archives
Document reference: Archives 9217
Comments: Papers listed

Audio taped interviews of the family and friends of Epstein (4 tapes), 1991-1997
Held at: Private

Catalogues (c50) of Epstein's exhibitions, c1920-1997
Held at: Private

Correspondence from Lady Kathleen Epstein regarding the Garman-Ryan Collection (c30 items), 1972-1974
Held at: Private

Letters and newspaper cuttings (c40 items), 1950s-; 1912-
Held at: Private

Newspaper cuttings (c 55 items), 1925-31
Held at: Royal Academy of Arts
Comments: Material not yet catalogued

Letter (original and one typescript copy) declining invitation to become a Visitor to the Royal College of Art, 1950
Held at: Royal College of Art
Comments: Access by appointment with the Librarian

Correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the W H Hudson memorial in the Bird Sanctuary, Hyde Park, and memorial stone in Zennor, West Penwith, Cornwall, 1922-1925
Held at: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Document reference: 02.01.07

Letter from, to F Sherwood Taylor (director of the Science Museum) confirming date of a bust by Epstein, 1952
Held at: Science Museum Library
Document reference: MS 1443
Comments: Access by appointment

Film (black and white) entitled 'Epstein in Edinburgh' relating to memorial exhibition, 1961
Held at: Scottish Screen Archive
Document reference: 2011
Comments: View by arrangement only - enquiries relating to access and copyright to Anne Docherty

Letters (17) to Mr & Mrs S Samuels, art collectors, 1940-42
Held at: Tate Gallery Archive
Document reference: TGA 9012

Letters from Sir Jacob Epstein to his daughter, Peggy Jean Lewis, and her family, 1948-1959
Held at: Tate Gallery Archive
Document reference: TGA 8716

Letters to his daughter, Peggy Jean Lewis, and her family, 1948-59
Held at: Tate Gallery Archive
Document reference: TGA 8716

Correspondence (2 letters, including 1 hol from) requesting the loan of Matthew Smith's "Reclining nude" owned by Epstein, 1939
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: BW63/15

Correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1930-1933
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/E746
Comments: Access by appointment only

Documents, catalogues, files and photographs of Epstein's work and his African Art collection (5 boxes), 1883-1995
Held at: Walsall Local History Centre


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55