Eakins-Crowell selected family papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.eakinsfa
Creators:
Eakins family
Dates:
1795-1938
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; genealogical information; a diary; a cartes-de-visite album; and correspondence.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4340: A cartes-de-vistes album from the Eakins' home containing 72 portraits and memorabilia of the Eakins family, the Sartain family, and other artists.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4235: Frances Eakins's diary, recounting her visit with her brother, Thomas Eakins, in France, 1868; two pages from an Eakins family bible; receipts; a certificate of citizenship of Alexander Eakins; a telegram from Thomas Eakins to Will Crowell, 18 December 1899; and two letters from Susan Macdowell Eakins to Francis Crowell.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Families of artists; Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 4235 and 4340 available at Archives of American Art offices, at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sartain family (Philadelphia, Pa.) Family Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crowell, Frances Eakins, b. 1848 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crowell, Frances Eakins, b. 1848 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eakins, Susan Macdowell Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crowell, William J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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