Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Biographical data; genealogical information; a diary; a cartes-de-visite album; and correspondence.
REEL 4340: A cartes-de-vistes album from the Eakins' home containing 72 portraits and memorabilia of the Eakins family, the Sartain family, and other artists.
REEL 4235: Frances Eakins's diary, recounting her visit with her brother, Thomas Eakins, in France, 1868; two pages from an Eakins family bible; receipts; a certificate of citizenship of Alexander Eakins; a telegram from Thomas Eakins to Will Crowell, 18 December 1899; and two letters from Susan Macdowell Eakins to Francis Crowell.
Biographical/Historical Note: Families of artists; Philadelphia, Pa.
Microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
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