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Rebecca Beal papers, 1949-1982

Creator:
Beal, Rebecca J.
Subject:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Eichholtz, Jacob
Poor, Henry Varnum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
7.6 linear ft. (on 11 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Research material on Jacob Eichholtz; and letters.
REELS 3668-3678: Beal's research papers for her book on her great grandfather, painter, Jacob Eichholtz. Arranged in subject files and include research notes; correspondence; printed material; typescripts of the text; and two exhibition catalogs. Also includes photographs and negatives of portraits and paintings by Eichholtz; and publications (including the one Beal wrote) on Pennsylvania art and artists.
REEL 1079: 34 letters from Charles Burchfield and 6 letters from Henry Varnum Poor to Beal.
Citation:
Rebecca Beal papers, 1949-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1079 and 3668-3678 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art historian, patron; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jacob Eichholtz was a 19th century painter. Beal is his great granddaughter. She wrote a book about him, JACOB EICHHOLTZ, 1776-1842: PORTRAIT PAINTER OF PENNSYLVANIA, published in 1969.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 and 1988 by Rebecca J. Beal.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Women
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art historians
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7149
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209283
AAA_collcode_bealrebe
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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