Russel D. Palmer papers

Collection ID:
Palmer, Russel D. (Russel Denison), 1818-1895
Physical Description:
19 Items
(on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL D105: Correspondence; two account books; one photograph of a woman; and a family genealogy, ca. 1960.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1817 (fr. 937-938): Copyprint enlargement of a small photograph of Palmer taken in Ann Arbor, Michigan in late 1850s or 1860s. Photographer unknown. The photo was previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists II and has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Palmer papers.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3470: Typescript of a chapter from Louisa Palmer's "The Palmer Letters," regarding the Russel Denison Palmer.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; New York State and Michigan

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D105, 1817 and 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel D105: Originals returned to the lender, Louisa F. Palmer, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Louisa F. Palmer, is a descendant of Russel D. Palmer. Copyprint possibly donated in 1962 or 1963 and microfilmed in 1980 as part of AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection Two.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Repository Contact
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