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Charles Rudy Papers

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Rudy, Charles, 1904-
Title: Charles Rudy Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1947-1964
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft.
Abstract: American sculptor. Collection includes correspondence, subject files, photographs.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Charles Rudy (1904-1986) was an American sculptor. A native of Pennsylvania, he is best known for his many works on public buildings and monuments, such as the 14-foot limestone Noah at the Bronx post office. He was featured in an article in LIFE magazine, and received a Guggenheim Fellowship. In addition to producing his own work, he taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at the Cooper Union Art School.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Charles Rudy Papers includes correspondence, subject files, and photographs.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Rudy, Charles, 1904-


Portrait sculpture.
Sculptors -- United States.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Charles Rudy Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Rudy, 1964, 1965.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 17 Nov 2010
Revision history:

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