The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Sketchbooks, sketches and a journal. Also included are research material compiled by John J. Leahy and a list of Paskell's work.
REEL 3995: Photocopies of Paskell's sketchbooks and several loose sketches, 1845-1895, of landscapes in the vicinity of Boston, Gloucester, and Springfield, Mass., New Hampshire, and England, accompanied by a biographical sketch of Paskell by his grandson, John J. Leahy.
REEL 4545: Paskell's journal, 1883-1885, and a typescript of the journal with an index prepared by John J. Leahy, Paskell's grandson; typescripts of two clippings, April 1885, from Boston newspapers regarding Paskell's exhibition; and a clipping on Paskell, 1987.
William Frederick Paskell papers, 1883-1895. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 3995 and 4545 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Landscape and marine painter; Cape Ann and Nantucket, Mass.
Original journal on reel 4545 was lent for microfilming 1991 by Samuel Robbins, a collector who purchased it from a bookseller in Providence, R.I. The remaining material (all photocopies) was donated 1987 by John J. Leahy, Paskell's grandson, and discarded after microfilming.
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