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Alfred Stebbins autograph collection, 1834-1872

Alfred Stebbins autograph collection, 1834-1872

Stebbins, Alfred

Librarian

Collection Information

Size: ca. 100 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Henry F. DuPont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del.

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

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.