James Cameron letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.camejame
Creators:
Cameron, James, b. 1816?
Dates:
1843-1876
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
140 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters to Cameron's mother and wife; 37 letters from wood engraver, landscape and genre painter Thomas B. Ashton, 1846-1850; and 5 letters from sculptor Joseph Mozier, 1846-1847.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait and landscape painter; Philadelphia, Pa. Born in Scotland ca. 1816. Worked in Indianapolis, Ind. prior to 1849, later settled in Philadelphia.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2294 available at Archives of American Art offices, Mills College Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Mills College Library, Oakland, California.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed with other art-related papers from Mills College Library, July 1981.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Engravers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Genre painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ashton, Thomas B., fl. 1835-1850 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mozier, Joseph, 1812-1870 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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