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Reuben Haines and Haines family selected papers, 1824-1840

Catalog Data

Haines, Reuben, 1786-1831  Search this
Audubon, John James  Search this
Haines, Hannah  Search this
Haines, Robert  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Trumbull, John  Search this
Johnson, Walter R. (Walter Rogers)  Search this
Haines, John S.  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
27 Items, (on 3 partial microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Letters, legal documents, and account book pages.
REEL 3657: One 1840 dauguerrotype of Haines's family home, Wyck House by Walter R. Johnson; a letter, 1839, from Jane and Hannah Haines to "dear brother" John S. Haines; and a letter, 1839, from Robert Haines to Reuben describing Johnson's use of dauguerrotype equipment owned by the University of Pennsylvania.
REEL 3666: Pages from an account book detailing a loan Reuben Haines made to Rembrandt Peale for travel in Europe. [microfilm title: Wyck Family papers]
REEL 3898: Letters to Reuben Haines from John J. Audubon (regarding the publication of BIRDS IN AMERICA), Rembrandt Peale, John Trumbull, and Titian R. Peale; and letters from Rembrandt Peale to his wife, Eleanor, describing his 1830 trip to Europe; and two letters to B. Wistar. [microfilm title: Robert Bowne Haines papers]
Reuben Haines and Haines family selected papers, 1824-1840. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 3657, 3666, and 3898 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Reel 3898 also available at Haverford College Library.
Location of Originals:
Reel 3657 and 3666: Originals in Wyck House, 6026 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19144.
Reel 3898: Originals in Haverford College Library, Quaker Collection; Haverford, Pa.
Biography Note:
Art patron; Germantown, Pa. Benefactor to Rembrandt Peale among others. Robert Bowne, Jane and Hannah Haines were his children.
Language Note:
English .
Microfilmed 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art patronage -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists and patrons -- United States  Search this
Photographs -- Early works to 1850  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art