Selected art related letters from the James Buchanan papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.buchjame
Creators:
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Dates:
1837-1867
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
23 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL P20: Correspondence, March 29, 1837-Jan. 17, 1867, including letters to Buchanan from Henry Dexter, Luigi Persico, George Washington Conarroe, John Sartain, Jacob Eichholtz, George P. A. Healy, and Rembrandt Peale, and one copy of a letter to Healy.
Scope and Contents
REEL P25: One letter to Hon. James Buchanan from Matthew Brady, Nov. 25, 1856, and two letters to Buchanan from Thomas G. Clemson, April 25 and Dec. 28, 1845. Brady sends photographs of Wheatland; Clemson was an amateur painter and collector.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
U.S. President.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels P20 (fr. 609-630)& P25 (fr. 667-669) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
James Buchanan papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clemson, Thomas Green, 1807-1888 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conarroe, George W., 1803-1882 or 4 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dexter, Henry, 1806-1876 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eichholtz, Jacob, 1776-1842 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Persico, Luigi, 1791-1860 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sartain, John, 1808-1897 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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