Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.poinjoel
Creators:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851
Dates:
1824-1844
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
17 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters to Poinsett from: John S. Cogdell (Dec. 20, 1824 and Aug. 29, 1834); Thomas Sully (5- Dec. 27, 1825 - Apr. 20, 1828); James Herring (Sept. 21, 1837); James B. Longacre (July 10, 1838); John B. White (Mar. 10, 1839 and Apr. 1844); George Catlin (c. 1839 and Nov. 24, 1839); Ferdinand Pettrich (Jan. 6, 1840); and John G. Chapman (Feb. 4, 1841). Also included are a letter to Pettrich from P. O'Neill (Jan. 1, 1840), and from Herring to James Lawrenson (Jan. 27, 1839).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
American agent to Latin America and Secretary of War in the Van Buren administration.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel P29 (fr. 187-205) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Joel Roberts Poinsett papers.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected for microfilming from the Joel Roberts Poinsett papers, 1785-1851 by Frances Lichten.

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
Catlin, George, 1796-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens), 1778-1847 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Herring, James, 1794-1867 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pettrich, Ferdinand, 1798-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, John Blake, 1781-1859 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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