Joseph Sill selected diaries
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 …
Hugh Henry Breckenridge papers
Valley House Gallery
Notes, writings, sketches, printed material, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and exhibition materials.
Material relating to The Columbianum, including the constitution, by-laws and an exhibition catalog.
Paul F. Keene papers
This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter and educator Paul F. Keene consists of correspondence regarding Keene's application for the Whitney Fellowship, Mr. Whitney's purchase of a painting, and a letter from Humbert Howard regarding an award and exhibition of Keene's painting at the Pyramid Club; diplomas …
John Wanamaker department store art gallery records
Records documenting John Wanamaker's import of French painting from Parisian salons and artists to sell in his store, to keep for his private collection and to keep for his store collection. Also included is a photograph album of Rodman Wanamaker's silver collection. Included are: correspondence; customs papers; purchase and sale …
Samuel Salko papers
Letters; photographs; biographical information; exhibition catalogs; and clippings.
Eakins-Crowell selected family papers
Biographical data; genealogical information; a diary; a cartes-de-visite album; and correspondence.
Art Club of Philadelphia records
The microfilmed Art Club of Philadelphia records consist of exhibition catalogs and annual reports. Reels P89-90 contain catalogs from exhibitions of oil painting and sculpture (1890-1909), and catalogs from exhibitions of watercolors and pastels (1891-1903). Neither set of catalogs is a complete set. Also included on Reel 3656 are annual reports (incomplete) which …
Earl Shinn journal in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Approximately 100 page journal of Shinn's handwritten notes with some newspaper clippings glued in pertaining to the Bible, and history; reports of sales of paintings by Courbet, Delacroix, Ingres, Millet; lists of major European galleries and the size of collections; artists' biographies; and notes on Japanese art, especially Hokusai.
Thomas Tucker and Tucker family papers
Thomas Tucker's pattern books, 1832-1838, including designs, receipes for colors and porcelain; price books, 1826-1846; 20th century clippings; letters from descendents; and letterbooks of Benjamin Tucker, 1823-1831, relating to the manufacture of porcelain by his son, William Ellis Tucker.