Selected papers from the Pennell-Whistler collection in the Library of Congress, 1830-1903
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill
Place of publication, production, or execution:
1500 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.
Correspondence, 1830-1876, and diary, 1850, of Anna Mathilda Whistler, ("Whistler's mother); and a large collection of Whistler correspondence gathered by his friends and biographers Joseph and Elizabeth R. Pennell over a fifty year period. Among the correspondents are the Pennells, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Frederik Sandys, David Croal Thompson, Fantin-Latour, Thomas Jekyll, William Heinemann and others, 1862-1903. Many of the letters are from letterbooks of James A. Rose and Val[entine C.] Prinsep.
Selected papers from the Pennell-Whistler collection in the Library of Congress, 1830-1903. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels LCW 1-LCW 4 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell Collection, Library of Congress.
Lent for microfilming 1963 by the Library of Congress.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001