The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Nine sketchbooks with drawings from art classes, from his travels in England, France, Holland, Italy, and Switzerland, and for book illustrations. Three photographs of Burleigh and one of his house in Little Compton, Rhode Island, were inserted in the sketchbooks and have been microfilmed with them.
Sydney Richmond Burleigh sketchbooks, 1875-1914. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3554 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals are in the Providence [Rhode Island] Art Club.
Painter and illustrator. Burleigh studied under Paul Laurens in Paris. He was founder of the Art Workers Guild as well as an officer in the Providence Art Club from 1886 to 1931.
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Providence Art Club.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001