Prosper Wetmore letters

Collection ID:
Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876
Physical Description:
2 Items
(on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A March 21, 1834 letter from painter Henry Inman thanking Prosper Wetmore for influence on his behalf, reporting the election of town officers and offering to forward Wetmore's letters to the Capitol; and a December 20, 1847 letter from painter Thomas Seir Cummings to Wetmore describing the selection of new members into the New York Sketch Club at the home of H. W. Greatorex and congratulating Wetmore on achieving honorary membership.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4283 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1987 by Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisc.

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
Greatorex, Henry Wellington Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketch Club (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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