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Creators:
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885
Dates:
1771-1876
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (1 partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealtiti
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Titian Ramsay Peale collection consists of papers gathered by Titian R. Peale from the papers of his father, Charles Willson Peale, relating to the history of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Some of the papers were to be used by Theodore Cuyler for the opening address during the dedication of the Academy's new building in...

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Creators:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
[ca. 1767-1904]
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Haines, Reuben, 1786-1831
Dates:
1824-1840
Size:
27 Items ((on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.hainreub
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, legal documents, and account book pages.

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Creators:
Peale family
Dates:
1803-1854
Size:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealpeal
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed selected Peale family papers contain papers of Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, and Titian Ramsay Peale, mainly related to Peale's Museum. Also included are one item pertaining to Franklin Peale, and one to Rubens Peale. Microfilmed on Reel P21 are manuscript of memoranda of the Philadelphia Museum, giving records and acce...

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Creators:
American Philosophical Society
Dates:
1784-1954
Size:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.amerphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed American Philosophical Society selected records contain art related letters; committee reports; registrar's and curators' records; pamphlets; and exhibition catalogs from the archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presi...

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Creators:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918
Dates:
1731-1918
Size:
1.71 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hartchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.71 linear feet comprised of 232 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists. There is a .01 linear foot (6 items) unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes a letter from Winslow Homer to Mr. Clarke, November 28, 1892; typed and annotated lists of autographs of artists in the collections of Charles Henry Hart; handwritten note about English painter and engraver, John Keyse Sherwin, undated; handwritten note regarding Gennearino Persico, miniature artist, July 18, 1826.

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Creators:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Dates:
1760-1935
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 150 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.histsopa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, mainly from artists, and documents selected from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's miscellaneous manuscript collection (Society Collection). Letters are to various people; 46 of them are to Townsend Ward and a few are to John A. McAllister, photographer. Many of the letters refer to paintings, portraits, commissions, and awards.

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Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

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