George Catlin collection from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeop
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
1840-1860
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from Catlin to Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1840-1860, and 2 letters from Phillipps to Catlin; writings by Catlin; material on Catlin's Indian Gallery, including clippings, catalogs, handbills, invitations, Indian drawings, and printed material; a watercolor sketchbook; a list of paintings; Indian portrait sketches; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter, miniature painter, ethnographer; Pennsylvania Best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3277 (frames 494-1305) available at Archives of American Art offices, the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

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
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indian painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnological painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniature painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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