Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts records
Selected materials from the following record groups: School; Exhibitions; Special Events; Permanent Collecton; Pennsylvania Academicians and Associates; Administration; Secretary and Managing Director; Board of Directors; Stockholders Association; Building; Public Relations; Photographs; and Oversize.
Pennsylvania Hospital art related records
REEL P24: Visitors' book to Benjamin West's painting "Christ Healing the Sick," and related correspondence and printed material, 1817.
The life and anecdotes of William Russell Birch, enamel painter / William Russell Birch
"The life and anecdotes of William Russell Birch, enamel painter, " including a list of his copies in enamel of drawings by Sir Joshua Reynolds, the master he studied under, a short detail about enamel painting, the names of purchasers or persons for whom they were painted, his British views, anecdotes …
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 …
Selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection
Autobiographical and biographical material, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, a sketchbook, drawings and notebooks belonging to Charles Willson Peale and the Peale family, with notes and writings by Horace Wells Sellers.
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.
Earl Shinn letters and diary from the collection at Swarthmore College
Letters to and from Earl Shinn describing his life as an art student in Paris, and the Philadelphia art scene. Correspondents include Thomas Eakins, William Trost Richards, William Merrit Chase and others. An undated diary records a journey to France.
Joseph Sill selected diaries
Ca. 850 pages of selected art related excerpts from Sill's diaries. The diaries date from 1832 to 1854 and document his own painting activities, his association with the Artists and Amateurs Association, Artists' Fund Society, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He gives his reactions to the work of other artists as …
John Neagle papers
Letters, writings, business records, sketches and printed material.