Pennsylvania Hospital art related records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pennhosp
Creators:
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1760-1884
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
partial microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL P24: Visitors' book to Benjamin West's painting "Christ Healing the Sick," and related correspondence and printed material, 1817.
Scope and Contents
REEL P87: Minutes and excerpts relating to American art and artists; correspondence with Benjamin West; material relating to the loan and donation of art works from West, Thomas Sully, James Traquair and others, Gilbert Stuart and Charles Willson Peale deciding where to hang West's painting "Christ Healing the Sick," the commission of art works, and the facilities for exhibiting work at the hospital.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels P24 (fr. 436-526) & P87 (fr. 1-149) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel P87: Originals in the Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel P24 microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Material on P87 lent for microfilming 1955, by the Pennsylvania Hospital.

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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traquair, James, 1756-1811 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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