Orland Campbell papers, 1843-1977

Campbell, Orland, b. 1890 d. 1972
Painter
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 2,300 items.

Collection Summary: Papers of Orland Campbell pertain to Campbell's career as a portrait artist and to a Gilbert Stuart portrait of Thomas Jefferson, owned, authenticated, and restored by Orland and his brother, Courtney Campbell. Includes:
biographical material, obituaries and condolences, business correspondence, ca. 1920-1970, subject files, research notes, tyescripts, sketchbooks and sketches, family papers, financial material, photographs of Campbell and works of art, thirteen scrapbooks, two books, and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter.

Donated 1980 by Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson, widow of Orland Campbell.

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