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Earl Shinn letters and diary from the collection at Swarthmore College, 1852-1889

Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886

Painter, Art critic

How to Use This Collection

Exploring the Collection

This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the Digitized items icon icon.

A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.

Requesting Materials

You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3580 (frames 324-1510) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and Swarthmore College.

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

Earl Shinn letters and diary from the collection at Swarthmore College, 1852-1889. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.