Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.durajohn
Creators:
Durand, John, 1822-1908
Dates:
1854-1907
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2,000 Items
(on 5 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and printed material.
Scope and Contents
Reels N21-N24: Letters concerning publication of THE CRAYON, a journal devoted to the graphic arts and related literature edited by Durand, and published by Stillman and Durand, New York.
Scope and Contents
Reel N25: The book A COMPANION TO THE HEART OF THE ANDES, 1859, by Theodore Winthrop, with John Durand's signature on the title page. The book is a critique of Frederic Edwin Church's painting "The Heart of the Andes."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Editor; Paris, France and New York City.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N21-N24 & N25 (frames 1145-1170) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

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

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
List of correspondents available at Archives of American Art offices, filed under New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Crayon (Magazine) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900 -- Heart of the Andes Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winthrop, Theodore, 1828-1861. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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