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Eliza Haldeman correspondence, [ca. 1860-1868]

Haldeman, Eliza, 1843-1910



Collection Information

Size: 32 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from Haldeman to her family describing her life as an art student in Philadelphia, and mentioning her friend Mary Cassatt. Three letters from Cassatt to Haldeman are also included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.


Microfilmed with other artists' papers at PAFA as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project. The memoir of Haldeman's father, Samuel Stehrman Haldeman, an 1862 photograph of students at the PAFA casting a hand, and other materials in the collection were not microfilmed.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3658 (frames 1056-1133) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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

Eliza Haldeman correspondence, [ca. 1860-1868]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.