The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Letters of American artists, including Washington Allston, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Walt Disney, Asher Durand, Horatio Greenough, Winslow Homer, Peter Hurd, Henry Inman, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West and many others, with an illustrated letter from Edward Gay and correspondence of the Peale family; a handwritten manuscript by Rembrandt Peale, "Washington and His Portraits"; clippings, announcements, an auction catalog of the John Trumbull collection, and other printed material.
Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel P88 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pennsylvania.
Lent for microfilming, 1955, by Haverford College Library.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001