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

Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Trumbull, John  Search this
West, Benjamin  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
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Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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

Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
70 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
A diary of Charles Wilson 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.
Charles Wilson Peale papers include a diary kept in Philadelphia and Annapolis, May 30, 1788-May 5, 1789. In in 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; experiment in making bifocals; social activities and acquaintances.
John Trumbull papers include: two unsigned letters, 1819; account with A. C. DePoggi, 1791-1794; correspondence with Houdon; letterbook, 1809-1810; account book containing inventory of prints, 1816; correspondence with Charles Wilkes and Asher B. Durand, 1819-1822; and corrected proof of original manuscript of a description of Trumbull's pictures.
The Benjamin West papers consist of an undated autobiography.
Biographical / Historical:
Art patron; New York, N.Y.
Lent for microfilming 1968 by Fordham University Library.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Art patrons  Search this
Painters -- United States  Search this
Painting  Search this
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art

David McNeely Stauffer papers

Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913  Search this
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
170 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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.
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.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Printmakers  Search this
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art

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

Munn, Charles Allen 1859-1924  Search this
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
Electronic resources
Call number:
N7628.W31 M9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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