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Addison Burbank papers, 1958-1975

Addison Burbank papers, 1958-1975

Burbank, Addison Buswell, 1895-1961

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical information, sketches, and sketchbooks and letters from Burbank to his wife, Covelle, regarding his travels in Italy.

Biographical/Historical Note

Addison Burbank (1898-1961) was a painter and writer in New York, N.Y.


Donated 1975 and 2007 by Covelle Newcomb Burbank, widow of Addison Burbank. The 1975 material was filmed on reel 892.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm: reel 892 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Biographical information, one sketchbook of Italy and Sicily, 1959; 55 miscellaneous sketches; biographical information and a list of his paintings and their owners as of 1975, provided in a letter written by his widow filmed on reel 892.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Addison Burbank papers, 1958-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.