Jane Piper papers
Biographical information; class notes from a 2-dimensional painting class at the Philadelphia College of Art; a typescript from a lecture given by Piper; printed matter documenting her career; and photographs of her studio and of Piper with a painting.
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 …
Elizabeth Spalding lecture
A 42 page lecture titled "A Portrait (of Henry McCarter)," delivered by Spalding at the Fortnightly Club in Denver. Spalding describes her life as a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' summer school, her studies, and memories of McCarter. Included are excerpts from McCarter's letters, notes taken in …
Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale
The microfilmed printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale contains an annotated auction catalog, "Catalogue of Valuable Original Paintings by the late Rembrandt Peale, and Frederic E. Church, Peter F. Rothermel, and William E. Winner" for an auction at M. Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1862; a pamphlet (circa 1862), "Portrait of Washington" containing …
Research material on William and Thomas Birch
Biographical material, writings, scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, artwork, printed material and miscellany relating to William and Thomas Birch.
Rebecca Beal papers
Research material on Jacob Eichholtz; and letters.
Receipt to Col. Johnston
Receipt to Colonel Johnston of Salem, N.J., from John Neagle, for 120 dollars for the portrait of Miss Johnston, May 21, 1828.
Letter to General Daniel Parker
Letter to General Daniel Parker from Joseph Delaplaine, Oct. 22, 1818, in reference to a promise of having a portrait painted.
Henry Gardiner research material on Arthur B. Carles
Photographs of Carles' works of art; 14 exhibition catalogs and announcements; a Philadelphia Art Museum Bulletin entitled "Arthur B. Carles: A Critical Biographical Study" (Vol. LXIV, Nos. 302-303, 1970) by Gardiner; list of exhibitions in which Carles participated; and a card file index of all of Carles' works.
Aaron Harry Gorson scrapbook
Scrapbook containing biographical data, an autobiographical sketch, awards, membership cards, business letters received, exhibition catalog, and announcements, clippings, reproductions, and a photograph of Gorson. In addition, there are three clippings about Gorson's son, Bernard, concerning his photographic work.