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Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883

Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883

Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886


Collection Information

Size: ca. 1000 items (on 4 microfilm reels)

Summary: Letters, diaries, printed matter and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Albany, N.Y.


Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels N19-N21 and N25 (frames 1141-1144) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.