Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.negunegu
Creators:
Negus family
Dates:
1808-1844
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
110 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Largely correspondence among members of the Negus and Fuller families of Massachusetts, including that of Nathan, his sisters Fanny, Arathusa, Laura, and Rosannah, his brother Joseph, and other family members; genealogical data on the Negus family; a biography of Nathan Negus by the wife of his grand-nephew, Mary Fuller; Negus's diary, Sept. 20, 1819-April 14, 1822, kept in Boston; and a photograph of his self-portrait.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Several members of the Negus family were artists. Nathan and Joseph were itinerant painters who traveled the South.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 611 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Library, Deerfield, Mass.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Elizabeth Fuller, is the wife of Nathan Negus's grand-nephew and inherited the papers.

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
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negus, Arathusa Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negus, Fanny Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negus, Joseph, 1797-1823 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negus, Laura Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negus, Nathan, 1801-1825 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negus, Rosannah Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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