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Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883

Creator:
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Subject:
Cole, Thomas
Doughty, Thomas
Jones, George T.
Maverick, Peter
Pekenino, Michael
Reed, Luman
Sully, Thomas
Carey & Lea
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 1000 items (on 4 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters, diaries, printed matter and miscellany.
Reels N19-N21: General and family correspondence, a few testimonials, broadsides, diary pages, and miscellany. Correspondence relates to Durand's engraving business, painting commissions, tour of Europe in 1840-1841, cholera epidemic in New York, 1831-1832, his presidency of the National Academy of Design, 1848-1862, and family matters. Among the correspondents are Peter Maverick, Michael Pekenino, Carey & Lea, Luman Reed, Thomas Cole, and others.
Reel N25: Three letters to Durand, 1825-1835, one each from Thomas Sully, Thomas Doughty, and George Jones.
Citation:
Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels N19-N21 and N25 (frames 1141-1144) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter; Albany, N.Y.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9906
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212410
AAA_collcode_duraashe
Theme:
Diaries
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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