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John Mix Stanley papers, 1830-1973

Creator:
Stanley, John Mix, 1814-1872
Subject:
Acheson, Alice
Catlin, George
Stanley, Alice English
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
A brief biography of Stanley by George B. Catlin; 320 letters, 1830-1973, including personal correspondence, 1830-1872, between Stanley and his wife Alice English Stanley, and letters to Alice Stanley Acheson and the Bayles family, 1939-1973, about their grandfather, John Mix Stanley, and his paintings; a diary, undated, kept by Stanley for his fiancee on a trip home from San Francisco; a diary, 1853, kept by Alice Stanley containing her poems and writings; a sketchbook; newspaper clippings and articles; catalogs; 100 photographs of Stanley's paintings and 4 family photographs; and miscellany.
Citation:
John Mix Stanley papers, 1830-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 687 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Alice Stanley Acheson after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter; Detroit, Mich. Specialized in scenes of Indian life in the West.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Alice Stanley Acheson, granddaughter of Stanley.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9471
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211669
AAA_collcode_stanjohn
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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