Charles Roberts autograph collection

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.robechar
Creators:
Roberts, Charles J.
Dates:
1773-1938
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters of American artists, including Washington Allston, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Walt Disney, Asher Durand, Horatio Greenough, Winslow Homer, Peter Hurd, Henry Inman, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West and many others, with an illustrated letter from Edward Gay and correspondence of the Peale family; a handwritten manuscript by Rembrandt Peale, "Washington and His Portraits"; clippings, announcements, an auction catalog of the John Trumbull collection, and other printed material.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel P88 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pennsylvania.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming, 1955, by Haverford College Library.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm inventory listing the artists in the collection is available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- United States -- Autographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Autographs -- Collections Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gay, Edward, 1837-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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