Archives of American Art

Thomas Sully letters

Collection ID:
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872
Physical Description:
3 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from Sully, one sending his autograph to Rodney A. Mercur, April 27, 1870; and to the Literary Society of Marshal College decling his election as an honorary member of the society, May 6, 1839; a copy of an engraving by John Sartain of Sully, signed by Sully; and a letter to "Jasper" from Sully's son, Thomas, Jr., responding for his father in his absence, July 1831.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pa.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D10 (fr. 1566-1573) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mercur, Rodney Augustus, b. 1851 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sully, Thomas, 1811-1847 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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