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Artists' Fund Society records, 1835-1855

Artists' Fund Society
Neagle, John
Sartain, John W.
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2 partial microfilm reels
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
REEL P24: Manuscript of the Constitution, 1837; memorial to the U.S. Congress that the Revenue Bill should include a tax on every foreign print or picture brought into the United States for protection of American artists, signed by John Neagle, President of the Artists' Fund Society, Aug. 27, 1841; and list of officers and members, October, 1855. REEL P28: Minutebooks, 1835-1843, 302 pages (index on frames 699-703); proof-sheets of the charter and by-laws of the Society, corrected in manuscript and signed by John Sartain; letters of acceptance to honorary membership, 1837-1838 (index on frame 857); miscellaneous autograph letters and notes from artists and others, 1836-1858 (index on frame 879).
Artists' Fund Society records, 1835-1855. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels P24 (fr. 7-10) & P28 (fr. 699-903) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel P28: Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Association, club and society records. Reel P24: Originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Society Collection.
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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