Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sulljuli
Creators:
Sully, Julia
Dates:
[ca. 1730]-1948
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1,650 Items
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical and genealogical material; writings; letters; photographs; research material on portraiture in Virginia; and research material on Thomas Sully.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1093: A card index of portraiture in Virginia, ca. 1730-1944, compiled by Sully, probably for Art Index Division. Information listed includes artist name, subject, size, date painted, owner, and description.
Scope and Contents
REELS 2524-2525: Biographical and genealogical information; writings and notes; postcards and letters; photographs of Sully and family members; monthly work reports for the Works Progress Administration Art-Index Division of the Virginia Conservation Commission, including clippings, notes, photographs, and correspondence on historical portraits and other art in Virginia. Also included is research material on Thomas Sully and letters from Isabella Sully regarding Robert Sully.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Historian; Richmond, Va.; b. 1870; d. 1948. Director of the Works Progress Administration Art Index Division in Richmond. Her great uncle was painter Thomas Sully.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1093 and 2524-2525 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 1093: Originals in Virginia State Library, Richmond, Va.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 2524-2525: Originals in Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Va.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 1093 lent for microfilming by Virginia State Library. Material on reels 2524-2525 lent for filming 1982 by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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
Portrait painting, American -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women historians -- Virginia -- Richmond Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historians -- Virginia -- Richmond Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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