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Read family papers, 1848-1935

Creator:
Read family
Subject:
Bierstadt, Albert
Church, Frederic Edwin
Fosdick, W. W. (William Whiteman)
Garfield, James A. (James Abram),
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue
Knaus, Ludwig
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Powers, Hiram
Read, Harriet Denison Butler
Read, Mary Alice
Read, Mary Pratt
Read, Thomas Buchanan
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison)
Rogers, Randolph
Sartain, John W.
Sheridan, Philip Henry
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh),
Story, William Wetmore
Whittier, John Greenleaf
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
229 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence between Read family members, Thomas Buchanan Read, Mary Pratt Read, Mary Alice Read, and Harriet Denison Butler Read, and notable military, literary, political, and artistic figures, particluarly of the 19th century. Correspondents include Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church, William Whiteman Fosdick, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, Ludwig Knaus, Hiram Powers, Thomas Addison Richards, Randolph Rogers, John Sartain, William Wetmore Story, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Philip Sheridan, James Garfield, and William Tecumseh Sherman, among others.
Citation:
Read family papers, 1848-1935. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1478 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Denison Burton, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Thomas Buchanan Read was a poet, a portrait and history painter, and sometime sculptor, and worked in the U.S. and abroad.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Denison L. Burton.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Poets
Portrait painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8401
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210575
AAA_collcode_readread
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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