Earl Shinn letters and diary from the collection at Swarthmore College, 1852-1889
Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886
Place of publication, production, or execution:
0.2 linear ft. (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.
Letters to and from Earl Shinn describing his life as an art student in Paris, and the Philadelphia art scene. Correspondents include Thomas Eakins, William Trost Richards, William Merrit Chase and others. An undated diary records a journey to France.
Earl Shinn letters and diary from the collection at Swarthmore College, 1852-1889. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3580 (frames 324-1510) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and Swarthmore College.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
Art critic Earl Shinn wrote under the pseudonym Edward Strahan.
The Earl Shinn papers are part of the Richard Tapper Cadbury collection at Swarthmore College. They were microfilmed in the order established by the lender.
Art Theory and Historiography
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001