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Creators:
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889
Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864
Dates:
1851 October 24
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.weirrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One letter dated October 24, 1851 from Robert Walter Weir, West Point, N.Y., to General George P. Morris, N.Y., in New York. Weir writes he is enclosing a bill (not found) for portraits painted for Mr. Abernathy [?]. Weir explains the charge was {dollar}125.00 each instead of the {dollar}100.00 initially quoted due to the need to paint them larger ...

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Creators:
Robb, James, 1814-1881
Dates:
1846-1871
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.robbjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Fourteen letters written to Robb, 1846-1871, from John Gadsby Chapman, Henry Dilworth Gilpin, James H. Hackett, George Peter Alexander Healy, Daniel Huntington, Miner Kilbourne Kellogg, William Kemble, Charles Macalester, Hiram Powers, Robert Walter Weir, and Richard Henry Wilde; a letter written to "My Dear Sir" by Robb, 1848; a handwritten copy o...

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Creators:
Seymour, Truman, 1824-1891
Dates:
1844-1974
bulk 1844-1890
Size:
131 Items ((on 5 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.seymtrum
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, sketchbooks, and personal papers.

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Creators:
Weir family
Dates:
1809-circa 1961
bulk 1830-1920
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weirweir
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the prominent New York and Connecticut Weir family of artists measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1809-circa 1961, with the bulk of the material dating from 1830-1920. The papers are a collection of correspondence and photographs that constitute a small but vivid record of the influence and relationships of this family of Hudson River School, landscape, and miniature painters. Correspondence consists primarily of letters to painter John Ferguson Weir when he was director of the Yale School of Fine Arts, with scattered letters to his daughter Edith Weir (Perry), and a small amount of correspondence of Robert Weir, his daughter Carrie M. Mansfield, son-in-law Lewis William Mansfield, and Julia Bayard. Letters to John F. Weir are from many late-19th century artists, as well as actors, poets, lawyers, scholars, and clergymen, often concerning arrangements for visiting lectures at the school. Photographs are of Robert Walter Weir, Susan Bayard Weir, Julian Alden Weir, and artwork.

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Creators:
Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848
Dates:
1821-1863
Size:
7 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.colethom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Notebooks; sketchbooks; drawings; letters; manuscript poems; catalogs; paintbrushes.

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Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854
Dates:
1832-1854
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.silljose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 seen in exhibitions in Ph...

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Creators:
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904
Dates:
1821-1901
Size:
200 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bryawill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters and printed material.

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Creators:
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919
Dates:
1869-1966
Size:
5 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.weirjuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence (mostly typed transcripts); scrapbooks; photographs; sketches; notebooks and scrapbooks and clippings compiled by Dorothy Weir Young in preparation for her book, The Life and Letters of J. Alden Weir (1960, Yale University Press).

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Creators:
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939
Dates:
[ca. 1880-1930]
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.anthalfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, autographs, biographical data, and miscellany collected by Anthony about 19th century artists.

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Creators:
Macbeth Gallery
Dates:
1947-1948
1838-1968
bulk 1892-1953
Size:
131.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macbgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Macbeth Gallery records provide almost complete coverage of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1892 to its closing in 1953. Through extensive correspondence files, financial and inventory records, printed material, scrapbooks, reference and research material, and photographs of artists and works of art, the records document all aspects of the gallery's activities, charting William Macbeth's initial intention to lease his store "for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures" through over sixty years of success as a major New York firm devoted to American art. The collection measures 131.6 linear feet and dates from 1838 to 1968 with the bulk of the material dating from 1892 to 1953.

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