Guide to the Angus McDougall Scrapbook, 1926-1964
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.
- Record Group
- Angus McDougall Scrapbook
- McDougall, Angus Dougal
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 1 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
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.”
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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.
- McDougall (William) Papers, 1892-1982 (University Archives, Duke University.)
- Art and Artifacts (University Archives) Records, 1915-2005 (University Archives, Duke University. )
[Identification of item], Angus McDougall Scrapbook, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Angus McDougall Scrapbook was received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1978.
Processed by Jessica Wood, February 2007
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, June 2007
Accession A80-79 is described in this finding aid.