Howard Russell Butler papers
The papers of Howard Russell Butler measure 3.0 linear feet on 7 microfilm reels and date from 1874 to 1936. The collection includes writings, journals, organizational papers, correspondence, biographical information, printed matter, art works, and diaries. Correspondence includes about 1700 letters concerning Butler's artwork, his interest in astronomy, support for the League of Nations and …
James Reid Lambdin collection
Pamphlets, speeches, transactions, reviews, auction and exhibition catalogs, and other printed materials relating to art and art organizations mainly in the Philadelphia area, but also including New York, Boston, Baltimore, Louisianna, Europe and elsewhere. Among the societies represented are the National Academy of Design, National Art Association, Artists' Fund Society …
Columbian Society of Artists records
REEL P45: Minutes from the Board of Fellows, 1810-1816; and minutes of the Society, 1810-1817, including a constitution, an act of incorporation, and plans for a proposed union with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Minutes of the New-York gallery of the fine arts records
New-York Historical Society
Contains abbreviated record, 28 p., of the meetings of an association formed to purchase art collection of Luman Reed with intention of forming a permanent art museum, The New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. In 1858 the association was dissolved and the art collection transferred to the New York Historical Society. Also …
Jefferson David Chalfant papers
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Society of American Artists
American Art Association (Society)
Correspondence with Chalfant's agent, H. Wood Sullivan, also George H. Sullivan, American Art Association and its successor Society of American Artists, Craig and Evans, George C. Folsom, Lawrence J. Morris, National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Richard Robbins, and others; William D. Davis's research material …
Minutes of Board of Directors' meetings
Minute books appearing in the following order: Mar. 31, 1830 - Oct. 11, 1831 (frames 623-629); July 3, 1817 - June 9, 1819 (frames 630-648); June 3, 1822, concerning election of officers (frame 649); and Jan. 9 - Mar. 12, 1828 (frames 650-652).
Records relating to the rebuilding of the Academy building
Programs, clippings, and letters relating to the bazaar held to raise funds to rebuild the Academy building which was destroyed by fire, including a publication "The Bazaar Journal."
Letter to Sarah Miller Walker
Letter from Deborah Norris Logan to Sarah Miller Walker, June 17, 1822, about visiting the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and other activities.
Thomas Bradford certificate
Certificate assuring Thomas Bradford, Jr., of one share in the property of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Nov. 23. 1810.
Material relating to The Columbianum, including the constitution, by-laws and an exhibition catalog.