George Catlin manuscripts and drawings

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgemd
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
[ca. 1893]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
19 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter and miniaturist, ethnographer, best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1191 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 by Judith Catlin, relationship to George Catlin is not known.

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.
Citation
George Catlin manuscripts and drawings. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Indians of North America -- Portraits Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Miniature painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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