Peabody Essex Museum
Save Outdoor Sculpture! surveys were undertaken by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property to gather information on outdoor public sculpture in the U.S. The photocopies of these surveys and color photographs give information on 15 public monuments in Salem, Mass. Forms include basic description, location/jurisdiction, and physical condition of each monument
Vermont Historical Society
This collection contains survey sheets and background information on Vermont outdoor sculpture assembled by Save Outdoor Sculpture (SOS) during the period 1992-1993. The surveyors completed 242 surveys for sculpture dating from 1740 to 1993. A few of the sculptures surveyed were no longer extant. The folders contain survey sheets completed by SOS volunteers and, in some cases, photographs, photocopies of photographs, and/or photocopies of background information
Iowa State University - Parks Library
This collection contains surveys of sculptures in the state of Iowa, brochures describing the SOS! program, lists of volunteers and organizers, photographs, slides, and budget information. The survey was conducted in Iowa during the years 1993 through 1996 and includes information on sculptures located in 73 of Iowa's 99 counties
New Hampshire Historical Society
The collection is an inventory of the public outdoor sculpture of New Hampshire and is made up of survey forms and photographs
Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
S.O.S (Save Outdoor Sculpture) attempts to inventory and catalog all outdoor sculpture in the country
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Scope and Contents Outdoor sculpture inventory prepared by Connie Fairchild, reference librarian, for submission to the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American Art by the Illinois Capital Development Board. The series includes completed "Save Outdoor Sculpture" inventory forms for twenty-three items with data on artist, date, composition, dimensions, location, condition and references, and xerox copies of photographs.
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The records consist of research data gathered between 1976 and 1981 and related administrative records. The bulk of the research files are organized according to geographical emphasis. Individual series document sculpture in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, other Michigan cities, the United States in general, and Brazil. The Michigan series is organized by city; the others by the artist, title, or location of the sculpture, according to available information. Administrative records include correspondence, proposals, fiscal records, and reports relating to the grants that funded the research, copies of the original guidebook manuscripts, and publicity materials
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Consists of records arranged by counties beginning with Davidson, Knox, and Shelby. The counties are then arranged by Grand Division, East, Middle, and West, then alphabetically within the division. At the conclusion of the project the official copy of the survey was sent to Washington, D.C. and became part of the national survey, including any photographs submitted to the survey. This collection consists of the State Museum's copy and does not include all original photographs. Some surveys include photocopies of photographs that became part of the national survey. Some surveys contain extra copies of slides or photographs
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Outdoor sculpture in Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Includes Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument at night and in different seasons, seen from various angles including from above. Airship flying over Jefferson Memorial; Washington Monument with scaffolding and the tip of the monument; one image of Andrew Jackson statue with fireworks exploding in the background; other monuments seen in silhouette. Fountains include a hand pump on Pennsylvania Avenue and one image of a drinking fountain. Arlington Cemetery monuments and structures, including amphitheater
Illinois State Archives
Questionnaires compiled by field surveyors as part of a "Save Outdoor Sculpture" program cover the state outside the city of Chicago. The survey was coordinated by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American Art. For each surveyed sculpture, the questionnaire provides work's title or alternate title; primary artist; foundry or fabricator; execution date; media; dimensions; markings or inscriptions; owner or administrator; environmental setting; physical condition; overall description; background information (e.g., newspaper clippings; photographs); surveyor name; and survey date