Alfred Stebbins autograph collection, 1834-1872

Stebbins, Alfred
Librarian
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: ca. 100 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters, autographs, and photographs of artists solicited by Stebbins and pasted in his copy of Henry T. Tuckerman's BOOK OF THE ARTISTS (1867). Among the artists are Christopher P. Cranch, F.O.C. Darley, Sanford R. Gifford, Eastman Johnson, Miner K. Kellogg, John F. Kensett, Jervis McEntee, Samuel F.B. Morse, Thomas Nast, Erastus D. Palmer, George H. Smillie, John Vanderlyn and Worthington Whittredge.

Biographical/Historical Note: Librarian of the San Francisco Mercantile Library Association.

Lent for microfilming 1965 by the Henry F. DuPont Winterthur Museum.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reel PAA 1 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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