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Charles Allen Munn collection relating to Charles Willson Peale, John Trumbull and Benjamin West, 1788-1917

Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Subject:
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Trumbull, John  Search this
West, Benjamin  Search this
Citation:
Charles Allen Munn collection relating to Charles Willson Peale, John Trumbull and Benjamin West, 1788-1917. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9069
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211262
AAA_collcode_munnchar
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211262

David McNeely Stauffer papers

Creator:
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913  Search this
Names:
Almon, W. Bruce  Search this
Balch, Vistus, 1799-1884  Search this
Bates, Albert Carlos, b. 1865  Search this
Beardsley, William A.  Search this
Bement, Clarence S. (Clarence Sweet), 1843-1923  Search this
Chapin, John Bassett  Search this
Clark, Charles E.  Search this
Conway, William Wright  Search this
Crane, Warren C.  Search this
Currier, John J. (John James), 1834-1912  Search this
Darrach, Charles Gobrecht, b. 1846  Search this
De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914  Search this
Dodgson, Campbell, 1867-1948  Search this
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937  Search this
Edmonds, John Henry, b. 1873  Search this
Flagg, Fanny Jewett  Search this
French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906  Search this
Fridenberg, Robert  Search this
Gallaudet, Edward Miner, 1837-1917  Search this
Gay, Ernest L.  Search this
Giles, Charles S.  Search this
Gilles, Walter  Search this
Girsch, Charles W.  Search this
Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950  Search this
Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918  Search this
Hall, Charles B.  Search this
Halsey, R. T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines), 1865-1942  Search this
Hamlin, Edward B.  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Hazelwood, Sumner  Search this
Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858  Search this
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919  Search this
Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921  Search this
Lanborn, Charles  Search this
Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895  Search this
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Littlefield, George Emery, 1844-1915  Search this
Longacre, Orleans  Search this
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891  Search this
Marshall, Frank E.  Search this
McNeely, Kate L.  Search this
Mitchell, James T. (James Tyndale), 1834-1915  Search this
Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826  Search this
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Nelson, William (printmaker)  Search this
Nichols, Charles Lemuel, 1851-1929  Search this
Nichols, Frederick B., 1824-1906?  Search this
Paine, Nathaniel, 1832-1917  Search this
Parrish, Daniel, Jr  Search this
Perrine, Howland Delano, 1853-  Search this
Piers, Harry  Search this
Pope, A. Winthrop  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richter, Emil H., b. 1869  Search this
Rollinson, William, 1762-1842  Search this
Sartain, William, 1843-1924  Search this
Schlecht, Charles  Search this
Schoff, Stephen Alonzo, 1818-1904  Search this
Sill, Howard, 1865-1927  Search this
Slade, Denison R.  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915  Search this
Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929  Search this
Spenceley, J. Winfred  Search this
Thornton, William, ca. 1761-1827  Search this
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871  Search this
Walter, Frances K.  Search this
Warren, Asa Coolidge, 1819-1904  Search this
Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962  Search this
Woodbury, John P.  Search this
Extent:
170 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1817-1910
Scope and Contents:
Letters, 1850-1910, biographical data, and miscellany pertaining to Stauffer's study of early American printmakers.
Writing to Stauffer are: W. Bruce Almon, Vistus Balch, Albert C. Bates, William A. Beardsley, Clarence S. Bement, J. W. Bothwell, Mrs. J. C. Bruen, William J. Campbell, John Bassett Chapin, Charles E. Clark, William W. Conway, Warren C. Crane, John J. Currier, Charles G. Darrach, Theodore L. De Vinne, Campbell Dodgson, Wilberforce Eames, John H. Edmonds, D. Edwin, Fanny J. Flagg, Edwin D. French, Robert Fridenberg, E. M. Gallaudet, Ernest L. Gay, Charles S. Giles, Walter Gilles, Charles W. Girsch, Charles E. Goodspeed, Samuel A. Green, Charles B. Hall, R. T. H. Halsey, Edward B. Hamlin, W. F. Hammersly, H. R. Harper, Charles H. Hart, Sumner Hazelwood, Henry W. Herbert, E. B. Holden, Samuel Hollyer, John W. Jordan, Charles Lanman, Charles Lanborn, R. H. Lawrence, Alexander Lawson, L. Lement, Emanuel Leutze, George E. Littlefield, Orleans Longacre, Benson John Lossing.
Also, Kate L. McNeely, Frank E. Marshall, James T. Mitchell, F. Moras, Jedediah Morse, Charles A. Munn, William Nelson, Dr. Charles L. Nichols, Frederick B. Nichols, Ourdan Family, Nathaniel Paine, Daniel Parrish, Jr., Howland D. Perrine, Harry Piers, A. Winthrop Pope, Thomas B. Read, Emil H. Richter, William Rollinson, William Sartain, Charles Schlecht, Stephen A. Schoff, Howard Sill, Denison R. Slade, C. A. Smith, F. Hopkinson Smith, Sidney L. Smith, J. Winfred Spenceley, Thackera Family, William Thornton, R. H. Tiebout, Henry T. Tuckerman, Frances K. Walter, A. Coolidge Warren, Frank W. Weitenkampf, and John P. Woodbury.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Printmakers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.staudavi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bdd09de8-0a01-495f-b0ee-1bb3e76a9348
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-staudavi

Three types of Washington portraits; John Trumbull, Charles Wilson Peale, Gilbert Stuart. By Charles Allen Munn

Author:
Munn, Charles Allen 1859-1924  Search this
Subject:
Trumbull, John 1756-1843  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828  Search this
Washington, George 1732-1799  Search this
Physical description:
ix, [1], 66 p., 1 l. 2 pl., 12 port. (incl. front.) 2 facsim. 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Portraits
Date:
1908
Call number:
N7628.W31 M9
N7628.W31M9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_72655

Letterbook of John Trumbull

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 105-152
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1809-1810
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archives of American Art
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Charles Willson Peale, Certificate of membership in American Philosophical Society

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 3-5
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
July 21, 1786
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94241e01d-cd1f-4a57-9669-fd440c4ee3b7
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Diary of Charles Willson Peale

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 7-59
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1788-1789
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archives of American Art
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John Trumbull, Correspondence with Charles Wilkes & Asher B. Durand

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 162-165
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1819-1822
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archives of American Art
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John Trumbull, Account with A. C. DePoggi

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 84-93
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1791-1794
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw992be2d70-a2b3-4c86-8364-20dd3276ca08
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Corrected proof of original Mss of a description of Trumbull's pictures, particularly historical. New York

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 167-212
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1927
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
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John Trumbull, 2 unsigned letters

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 61-64
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fceddf0d-f6f8-4e6a-accc-57ccacc1f024
EDAN-URL:
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Controversy concerning portrait of Washington by Gilbert Stuart, between Alexander Smith Cochran, Thomas B. Clarke, Charles Henry Hart, & Charles A. Munn

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 214-272
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
circa 1907-1917
Scope and Contents:
40 p.
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92f72149c-d02d-4a25-8119-5fea5d431a16
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Charles Allen Munn collection relating to Charles Willson Peale, John Trumbull and Benjamin West

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel (70 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1788-1917
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.munnchar, Series 1
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EDAN-URL:
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Benjamin West, Autographed Mss. Autobiography

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 274-298
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92ce72671-f5f6-41f9-b2e0-ff7b81193500
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John Trumbull, Correspondence with Houdon

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 95-103
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archives of American Art
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John Trumbull, Account book containing inventory of prints

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 154-160
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1816
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archives of American Art
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Charles Willson Peale, ALS, Oct. 23, 1814. Rembrandt Peale, ALS, Dec. 20, 1823.

Collection Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Container:
Reel N68-20, Frame 66-82
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
October 23, 1814
December 20, 1823
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99609d3bc-29c8-44b3-832d-239d2976767f
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Charles Allen Munn collection relating to Charles Willson Peale, John Trumbull and Benjamin West

Creator:
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Names:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel (70 items on 1 microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1788-1917
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Charles Allen Munn collection relating to Charles Willson Peale, John Trumbull and Benjamin West contain a diary of Charles Willson Peale (1788-1789); letters, an account book (1816), and a letter book (1809-1810) of John Trumbull; and a brief manuscript autobiography of Benjamin West.

The Charles Willson Peale papers include a diary kept in Philadelphia and Annapolis (May 30, 1788-May 5, 1789). Peale writes about working on his drawing machine "for taking perspective views;" people sitting for portraits; techniques in painting; repairing pictures; travel conditions between Philadelphia and Annapolis; the operation of his Philadelphia Museum; recipes for preserving birds and animals; business and travel expenses; experiments in making bifocals; social activities; and acquaintances.

John Trumbull papers include correspondence, accounts, and a corrected proof of an original manuscript of a description of Trumbull's pictures. The Benjamin West papers consist of an undated autobiography.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Allen Munn (1859-1924) was an editor, publisher, and art patron in New York, New York.

Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) was a painter, inventor, and naturalist known for his portraits of leading figures in the American Revolution, and for founding the Peale Museum (later the Philadelphia Museum), one of the first major museums in the United States.

John Trumbull (1756-1843) was a painter known for his paintings depicting the leaders and events of the American Revolution.

Benjamin West (1738-1820) was an American painter known for his historical and religious paintings. He was historical painter to the court for George III and Surveyor of the King's Pictures, as well as the second President of the Royal Academy. Many American artists traveled to London to study under him, including Charles Willson Peale and John Trumbull.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds the Charles Willson Peale diaries and exhibition announcement, 1765-1826; the John Trumbull collection, 1790-[ca. 1800]; Papers from John Trumbull's paint box, 1794-[ca. 1830]; Theodore Sizer research material on John Trumbull, 1790-1952; and the Benjamin West collection, 1771-circa 1879. Also found at the Archives of American Art are the microfilmed Mary Jane Peale and Peale family selected papers, circa 1815-1897; microfilmed selected Peale family papers, 1803-1854; microfilmed selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection, circa 1767-1904; microfilmed Augusta Barker papers, 1875-1887; microfilmed John Trumbull papers, 1787-1843; the microfilmed Canning collection of papers relating to John Trumbull, 1799; the microfilmed John Trumbull collection at the Gilcrease Institute, 1820-1831; microfilmed Benjamin West selected papers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1755-1819.

The American Philosophical Society holds the Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963 and the Peale family papers, 1705-1898. The Library of Congress holds the John Trumbull papers, 1786-1841; Princeton University Manuscripts Division holds the John Trumbull Collection, 1768-1842; Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library holds the John Trumbull papers, 1800-1842; Yale University Manuscripts and Archives Repository holds the John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania holds assorted Benjamin West collections; Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library holds the Benjamin West papers, 1762-1829.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1968 by Fordham University Library.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States  Search this
Painters -- England  Search this
Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.munnchar
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EDAN-URL:
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