Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bealrebe
Creators:
Beal, Rebecca J.
Dates:
1949-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
7.6 Linear feet
(on 11 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material on Jacob Eichholtz; and letters.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3668-3678: Beal's research papers for her book on her great grandfather, painter, Jacob Eichholtz. Arranged in subject files and include research notes; correspondence; printed material; typescripts of the text; and two exhibition catalogs. Also includes photographs and negatives of portraits and paintings by Eichholtz; and publications (including the one Beal wrote) on Pennsylvania art and artists.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1079: 34 letters from Charles Burchfield and 6 letters from Henry Varnum Poor to Beal.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian, patron; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jacob Eichholtz was a 19th century painter. Beal is his great granddaughter. She wrote a book about him, JACOB EICHHOLTZ, 1776-1842: PORTRAIT PAINTER OF PENNSYLVANIA, published in 1969.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1079 and 3668-3678 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 and 1988 by Rebecca J. Beal.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Related Materials
Documents of Rebecca J. Beal are also located at LancasterHistory.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eichholtz, Jacob, 1776-1842 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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