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Columbian Society of Artists records

Creator:
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Names:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1810-1849
Scope and Contents:
REEL P45: Minutes from the Board of Fellows, 1810-1816; and minutes of the Society, 1810-1817, including a constitution, an act of incorporation, and plans for a proposed union with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
REEL P41: Announcement of the fourth annual exhibition, 1814, addressed to Mrs. C. Barnes, Springfield, and signed by Robert Mills, secretary.
REEL P63: Proposal to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts that the Society of Artists dissolve and become stockholders in the Academy; minutes of the Academy, Feb. 12, 1820, conerning the proposal; and J. Binney's opinion read at a special meeting, May 15, 1820.
REEL 4236: Membership information including a members list, 1810, "Artist candidates to be elected Fellows of the Academy, 1810" and officers elected, 1819; and a clipping regarding society documents for sale.
Biographical / Historical:
Art society; Philadelphia, Pa. Est. as the Society of Artists of the United States in 1810. Name changed to the Columbian Society of Artists in 1814.
Other Title:
Society of Artists of the United States (microfilm title)
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1955 and in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations
Identifier:
AAA.colusoci
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw939fe00cd-3c93-4a1f-8c57-fff04772a200
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-colusoci

American Philosophical Society selected records

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Ord, George, 1781-1866  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1784-1954
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed American Philosophical Society selected records contain art related letters; committee reports; registrar's and curators' records; pamphlets; and exhibition catalogs from the archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presidents Thomas Jefferson and Peter S. Du Ponceau, and officials John K. Kane and J. Peter Lesley. Among the correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin West, Charles Willson Peale, Jacob Perkins, Philip Tidyman, Charles B. Lawrence, John Trumbull, Thomas Sully, Joseph Delaplaine, Robert Patterson, John Quincy Adams, Titian Ramsay Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Victor G. Audubon, and Robert Fulton.

Also included are copies of the registrar's cards for portraits and busts owned by the Society, arranged alphabetically by sitter; "Preliminary Notes, Biographical Sketches, and Memoranda chronologically arranged, for insertion in the Curator's Catalog of Portraits, Busts, and Bas-Reliefs in the Collection of the American Philosophical Society. Illustrated by photographs taken from the originals by Mrs. Julius A. Sachese, member APS"; circa 25 exhibition catalogs and pamphlets (1811-1840) for exhibitions of the Society of Artists of the United States, Columbian Society of Artists, Artists' Fund Society, Artists' and Amateurs' Association, and for works by Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph Delaplaine, and others; and newspaper clippings (1917) about the controversy surrounding portraits by Albert Rosenthal hung in Independence Hall (reel P36, frames 372-401).
Biographical / Historical:
The American Philosophical Society (founded 1743) is a scholarly organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the American Philosophical Society "promotes useful knowledge" through research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.
Related Materials:
The American Philosophical Society holds the American Philosophical Society archives, 1743-1984.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art, 1955. The letters are mainly American Philosophical Society records, but many were pulled from ASP's Misc. Mss. and various other collections, and microfilmed in no apparent order. Descriptive cards microfilmed with each letter indicate location of originals.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Pennsylvania
Learned institutions and societies
Identifier:
AAA.amerphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c176adef-5e2c-4a3e-b4b9-b86acb745b22
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amerphil

James Reid Lambdin collection

Creator:
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
National Art Association (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Extent:
6 Reels ((ca. 200 items on 6 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1831-1896
Scope and Contents:
Pamphlets, speeches, transactions, reviews, auction and exhibition catalogs, and other printed materials relating to art and art organizations mainly in the Philadelphia area, but also including New York, Boston, Baltimore, Louisianna, Europe and elsewhere. Among the societies represented are the National Academy of Design, National Art Association, Artists' Fund Society, Philadelphia Museum Company, Northern Society of Painters in Watercolor, American Art Union, Apollo Association, Columbian Society of Artists and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; correspondence between committees of the Artists Fund Society, headed by John Sartain, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; and charters and by-laws of the Artists Fund Society.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait and miniature painter. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa. and studied art in Philadelphia under Edward Miles and Thomas Sully. Upon his return to Pittsburgh, he was a proprietor of a museum and oversaw his own art gallery. He later spent many years as an officer of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before his death in Philadelphia.
Provenance:
This collection was compiled by Lambdin and housed at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Lent for microfilming, 1955, by the PAFA.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations
Identifier:
AAA.lambjame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fcbe1467-0ad8-4abe-bbef-66354ca203ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lambjame

James Reid Lambdin collection, 1831-1896

Creator:
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Subject:
Sartain, John  Search this
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
National Art Association (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9731
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212022
AAA_collcode_lambjame
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212022

Columbian Society of Artists records, 1810-1849

Creator:
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Subject:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10173
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213169
AAA_collcode_colusoci
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213169

American Philosophical Society selected records, 1784-1954

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Subject:
Rosenthal, Albert  Search this
Ord, George  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell)  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Peale, Franklin  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Vaughan, John  Search this
West, Benjamin  Search this
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin  Search this
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing)  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter)  Search this
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Topic:
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10947
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214725
AAA_collcode_amerphil
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214725

Anniversary oration, pronounced before the Society of Artists of the United States, by appointment of the Society, on the eighth of May, 1811, by B. Henry Latrobe

Author:
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry 1764-1820  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists, Philadelphia  Search this
Former owner:
DeForest Art Library (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1811
Topic:
Arts  Search this
Call number:
NX620 .L36 1811
NX620.L36 1811
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381116

Cumulative record of exhibition catalogues: the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1807-1870; the Society of Artists, 1800-1814; the Artists' Fund Society, 1835-1845

Author:
Rutledge, Anna Wells  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists, Philadelphia  Search this
Artists' Fund Society of Philadelphia  Search this
Physical description:
v, 450 p. 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1955
Topic:
Art--Catalogs--Bibliography  Search this
Call number:
N680 .A68
N680.A68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_35636

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