Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists, 1824-1844
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby)
Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens),
Longacre, James Barton
Pettrich, Ferdinand Friedrich August
White, John Blake
Place of publication, production, or execution:
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.
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).
Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists, 1824-1844. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
American agent to Latin America and Secretary of War in the Van Buren administration.
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.
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
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