The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Letters, autographs, and photographs of artists solicited by Stebbins and pasted in his copy of Henry T. Tuckerman's BOOK OF THE ARTISTS (1867). Among the artists are Christopher P. Cranch, F.O.C. Darley, Sanford R. Gifford, Eastman Johnson, Miner K. Kellogg, John F. Kensett, Jervis McEntee, Samuel F.B. Morse, Thomas Nast, Erastus D. Palmer, George H. Smillie, John Vanderlyn and Worthington Whittredge.
Alfred Stebbins autograph collection, 1834-1872. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel PAA 1 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Henry F. DuPont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del.
Librarian of the San Francisco Mercantile Library Association.
Lent for microfilming 1965 by the Henry F. DuPont Winterthur Museum.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001