Eliza Haldeman correspondence, [ca. 1860-1868]

Haldeman, Eliza, b. 1843 d. 1910
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 32 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters from Haldeman to her family describing her life as an art student in Philadelphia, and mentioning her friend Mary Cassatt. Three letters from Cassatt to Haldeman are also included.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Microfilmed with other artists' papers at PAFA as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project. The memoir of Haldeman's father, Samuel Stehrman Haldeman, an 1862 photograph of students at the PAFA casting a hand, and other materials in the collection were not microfilmed.

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  • Microfilm reel 3658 (frames 1056-1133) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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