The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Miscellaneous papers of David Claypoole Johnston, Thomas Murphy Johnston and John Bernard Johnston including correspondence, writings, sketches, printed items, commonplace books of Sarah E. Murphy Johnston and Mary P. Murphy, as well as 69 unsigned sketches.
Johnston family papers, 1826-1887. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1326 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Edmund Freeman, after microfilming.
Family of painters; Boston, Mass. Thomas and John were David's sons.
Lent for microfilming 1978 by Edmund Freeman.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001