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Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists, 1824-1844

Creator:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851
Subject:
Catlin, George
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby)
Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens),
Herring, James
Longacre, James Barton
Pettrich, Ferdinand Friedrich August
Sully, Thomas
White, John Blake
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
17 items (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.
Summary:
Letters to Poinsett from: John S. Cogdell (Dec. 20, 1824 and Aug. 29, 1834); Thomas Sully (5- Dec. 27, 1825 - Apr. 20, 1828); James Herring (Sept. 21, 1837); James B. Longacre (July 10, 1838); John B. White (Mar. 10, 1839 and Apr. 1844); George Catlin (c. 1839 and Nov. 24, 1839); Ferdinand Pettrich (Jan. 6, 1840); and John G. Chapman (Feb. 4, 1841). Also included are a letter to Pettrich from P. O'Neill (Jan. 1, 1840), and from Herring to James Lawrenson (Jan. 27, 1839).
Citation:
Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists, 1824-1844. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel P29 (fr. 187-205) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Joel Roberts Poinsett papers.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
American agent to Latin America and Secretary of War in the Van Buren administration.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected for microfilming from the Joel Roberts Poinsett papers, 1785-1851 by Frances Lichten.
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10874
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214644
AAA_collcode_poinjoel
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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