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Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938

Roberts, Charles

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 microfilm reel

Summary: Letters of American artists, including Washington Allston, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Walt Disney, Asher Durand, Horatio Greenough, Winslow Homer, Peter Hurd, Henry Inman, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West and many others, with an illustrated letter from Edward Gay and correspondence of the Peale family; a handwritten manuscript by Rembrandt Peale, "Washington and His Portraits"; clippings, announcements, an auction catalog of the John Trumbull collection, and other printed material.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming, 1955, by Haverford College Library.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pennsylvania.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel P88 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

Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.