Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters
The Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters measure 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1783 to 1935, with the bulk of the letters dating from 1804 to 1877. Graham, an art dealer and collector, compiled the unrelated letters of several late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century painters such as Thomas Biddle, Thomas Doughty, G. P. A. Healy, Daniel Huntington, Henry Inman, Emanuel Leutze, Samuel F. B. Morse, Rembrandt Peale, John Singer Sargent, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West, and others.
James Hamilton letters
Two letters to "Mr. MacKenzie," one regarding a landscape painting by Hamilton "in the Academy."
James Wells Champney collection
Correspondence; diaries; lists of paintings, bills, and receipts; sketchbook and sketches; clippings; tintype photograph; and printed material.
Xanthus Smith diaries
Handwritten diary, January 1-December 31, 1883, and July 1, 1891-May 14, 1892. The entries detail the daily events of Smith, who painted in his studio almost every day, usually finishing a painting in one to three days. The entries also record his domestic life, living with his wife, children, and father, painter Russell Smith, outside …
Pitts family papers
Family papers from 19th to 20th century, including correspondence, financial records; inventory of the estate of James Pitts; and catalogs.
Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu
A handwritten and illustrated menu for a dinner held by a group of traveling American artists in honor of what would have been the 44th birthday of Spanish painter Mariano Fortuny (Fortuny died 8 years prior).
Papers relating to John Beaufain Irving
Biographical data; list of Irving's paintings; and 6 photographs of his paintings.
Lincoln Kirstein and Richard Sherman Nutt research material on William Rimmer
Nutt, Richard Sherman, 1914-
Research material on William Rimmer compiled by Lincoln Kirstein, 1944-1955, and added to from 1958 on by Richard Sherman Nutt. Included are correspondence, notes and writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials.
Chase Viele papers
Viele's research material on Thomas Le Clear, consisting of letters, printed material, notes, and photographs.