Sam Brown [videorecording] / [produced by] the National Archives ; interviewer, Shawn Aubitz
An interview with painter Samuel Brown conducted by Shawn Aubitz of the National Archives, for an exhibition on the Work Projects Administration in Philadelphia. Brown discusses his work on the WPA; materials and techniques; some of his paintings, including "The Scrubwoman," and "The Lynching"; sharing a studio with Dox Thrash …
James B. Sword letter
A note thanking Miss Peters for her "kind words and appreciation in regard to my [Sword's] paintings..."
Letters to Beatrice Lippincott (Garvan) from Lyonel and Julia Feininger
A letter from Julia Feininger, 1951 Sept. 17, and one from Lyonel Feininger, 1952 Apr. 29 (illustrated with a woodcut), discussing the history of the Feininger painting, "The Cathedral," in response to queries from the purchaser, Beatrice Lippincott (later Beatrice Garvan). Enclosed in the 1951 letter is a photograph of the painting, with a short …
Katherine Dunn Pagon papers relating to the Barnes Foundation
Letters, notes, writings and printed material collected by Pagon regarding the Barnes Foundation, Albert C. Barnes, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Receipts for paintings of Thomas Badaraque
Receipt for twenty dollars paid to Peale by Thomas Badaraque for his portrait, September 29, 1806, and receipt for twenty dollars paid in full by Badaraque to Peale for his portrait, October 14, 1806.
John Brantley Wilder papers
The papers of painter, journalist, and civil rights activist John Brantley Wilder measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1937 to circa 1979. The papers include correspondence; clippings; invoices; photographs; reproductions of some of Wilder's pen and ink sketches; as well as a scrapbook, which includes clippings, photographs, and printed material. Also included in the collection is a diorama representing a Sioux family.
Mary Jane Peale and Peale family selected papers
The microfilmed Mary Jane Peale and Peale family selected papers contain Mary Jane Peale's diaries and letters, as well as papers she collected relating to Rubens Peale, Eliza Burd Patterson Peale, and the Peale family. Microfilmed on Reels 3900-3901 are 10 volumes of Mary Jane Peale's diaries which contain domestic and social …
Thomas Sully letters
Letters from Sully, one sending his autograph to Rodney A. Mercur, April 27, 1870; and to the Literary Society of Marshal College decling his election as an honorary member of the society, May 6, 1839; a copy of an engraving by John Sartain of Sully, signed by Sully; and a letter to "Jasper" from …
William Trost Richards papers
The William Trost Richards papers measure 1.8 linear feet and date from 1848-1920. The collection documents Richards' personal life and his career as a landscape and seascape painter. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, business files, printed material, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials.
Longacre family papers
Correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, poems, notes, diaries, artwork, sketchbooks, photographs, business papers and printed material relating to the Longacre family, especially James Barton Longacre and Andrew Longacre.