Angus McDougall Scrapbook, 1926-1964

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McDougall, Angus Dougal
Angus McDougall taught sculpture in Durham, N.C. and made numerous sculptural renderings of Duke University professors, students, and affiliates, as well as other major figures including Helen Keller and Frederick Douglas. His scrapbook contains photographs of his sculptures and his human subjects, family photos, clippings, a book jacket and correspondence.
0.5 Linear Feet
1 Item
Material in English
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University Archives Record Group:
30 -- Student and Alumni Papers and Materials
30 -- Student and Alumni Papers and Materials > 01 -- Individuals


Scope and content:

Scrapbook contains family photos, photos of Angus McDougall's sculptures, clippings, a book jacket for George Roy Elliot's 1953 Flaming Minister: A Study of Othello as a Story of Love and Hate designed by McDougall and a 1959 letter with accompanying photographs from "Brother Tom."

Biographical / historical:

Angus McDougall was born in Oxford, England. He studied sculpture in Boston, Massachusetts during the 1920s, and later in Italy. Eventually he returned to England to study drawing and architecture, and where he enrolled in the Royal College of Art's Sculpture School. In 1938, he returned to the U.S. and served as a designer for Steuben Glass, Inc. and as advertising manager at Creative Age Press. He later moved to Durham, N.C., where he taught sculpture and made portrait heads on commission.

Acquisition information:
The Angus McDougall Scrapbook was received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1978.
Processing information:

Processed by Jessica Wood, February 2007

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, June 2007

Accession A80-79 is described in this finding aid.

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Busts -- United States
McDougall family
Sculpture (visual work)
McDougall, Angus, 1906-1978


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[Identification of item], Angus McDougall Scrapbook, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.