Selected art related letters from the James Buchanan papers, 1837-1867
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Brady, Mathew B.
Clemson, Thomas Green
Conarroe, George W.
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander)
Sartain, John W.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
23 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
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The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
REEL P20: Correspondence, March 29, 1837-Jan. 17, 1867, including letters to Buchanan from Henry Dexter, Luigi Persico, George Washington Conarroe, John Sartain, Jacob Eichholtz, George P. A. Healy, and Rembrandt Peale, and one copy of a letter to Healy.
REEL P25: One letter to Hon. James Buchanan from Matthew Brady, Nov. 25, 1856, and two letters to Buchanan from Thomas G. Clemson, April 25 and Dec. 28, 1845. Brady sends photographs of Wheatland; Clemson was an amateur painter and collector.
Selected art related letters from the James Buchanan papers, 1837-1867. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels P20 (fr. 609-630)& P25 (fr. 667-669) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
James Buchanan papers also at Syracuse University.
Lent for microfilming 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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