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Creators:
Smith, Xanthus, 1839-1929
Dates:
1883-1892
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitxant
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 of Philadelp...

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Creators:
Camp, Donald Eugene, 1940-
Hunter, Anne S.
Dates:
1991 June 6
Size:
166 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.camp91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Don Camp conducted 1991 June 6, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
Metzker, Ray K.
Hunter, Anne S.
Dates:
1991 Apr. 30
Size:
152 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.metzke91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ray Metzker conducted 1991 Apr. 30, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
Colen, Arthur W.
Dates:
1940-1945
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((30 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.colearth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, newsclippings, and miscellaneous items pertaining to the personal and business relationship between Arthur Colen and Albert Barnes. The collection documents the onset of their relationship, first as dog aficionados, followed by a business arrangement granting Colen permission to photograph works in the Barnes Collection. Later corre...

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Creators:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Print Dept
Dates:
[ca. 1850]-1890
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.librcomp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of 19th century artists, including Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Frederick de Bourg Richards, Edward Moran, John Moran, William Trost Richards, Edmund Darch Lewis, George Bacon Wood, Isaac Williams, James Reid Lambdin, Samuel Bell Waugh, Peter Frederick Rothermel, the Sartain family, the Sartain home, John Sartain, Samuel Sartain, Will...

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Creators:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Dates:
1805-1976
Size:
71 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.pennacad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Blackburn, Morris, 1902-1979
Dates:
1926-1986
Size:
4.5 Linear feet ((on 8 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.blacmorr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Journals, letters, writings, business records, a scrapbook, printed material, and photographs. Thirty-seven journals, 1927, 1942-1979, containing daily entries on teaching, exhibitions, work in progress, artists and the Philadelphia art scene; letters concerning exhibitions and sales, including 30 from Franklin Watkins, and 15 from Louis Rist; writ...

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Browne, John C., 1838-1919
Dates:
1884
Size:
17 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.browjohc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Browne describes a January, 1860 meeting convened to discuss the formation of the Society. He lists officers Constant Guillou, Fairman Rogers, S. Fisher Corlies, Coleman Sellers, and Frederick Graff; early photographic developments such as the globe lens, dry plates, and magnesium light; excursions made, an 1867 exhibit of prints by Salomon and Reu...

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Creators:
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942
Dates:
circa 1890-1912
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.beauceci3
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Cecilia Beaux photographs and newsclippings contain photographs of Beaux and her family, among them William F. Biddle, Rev. Aratus Kent, Ernesta Drinker, Emily Leavitt Biddle, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Drinker, and Eliza Leavitt; a glass negative of Beaux's residence, Green Alley; and news clippings about Beaux, including an interview, ...

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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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