Charles Coleman Sellers papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sellchar
Creators:
Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-
Dates:
[ca. 1940]-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.2 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Artists files containing photographs and correspondence on artists Henry Benbridge, James Claypoole, George Washington Conarroe, John Singleton Copley, Joseph Delaplaine, Jacob Eichholtz, Erastus Salisbury Field, Francis Guy, Lowell Birge Harrison, Robert Charles Leslie, James McMurtrie, Mihaly Munkacsy, Robert Edge Pine, Severin Roesen, Charles Rudy, William Rush, John Smibert, John Vanderlyn, and John Wollaston. Also included are correspondence files pertaining to artistic subjects with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Peale family descendents (about Peale family artists), and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Carlisle, Penn. Died 1980. Author of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN PORTRAITURE (1962) and MR PEALE'S MUSEUM: CHARLES WILSON PEALE AND THE FIRST POPULAR MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE AND ART (1980) and other works.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3902-3903 available at Archives of American Art offices, the Free Library of Philadelphia, through interlibrary loan, and at the American Philosophical Society.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the American Philosophical Society.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the American Philosophical Society by Sellers' estate.

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

Related Materials
Charles Sellers papers also located at Dickinson College.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Pennsylvania -- Carlisle Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benbridge, Henry, 1743-1812 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Claypoole, James, ca. 1743-1800 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conarroe, George W., 1803-1882 or 4 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eichholtz, Jacob, 1776-1842 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field, Erastus Salisbury, 1805-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guy, Francis, 1760-1820 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harrison, Birge, 1854-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McMurtrie, James, fl. 1843-1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Munkácsy, Mihály, 1844-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale family Family Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roesen, Severin, ca. 1815-ca. 1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rudy, Charles, 1904- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rush, William, 1756-1833 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smibert, John, 1688-1751 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wollaston, John, fl. 1736-1767 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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