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George Catlin papers, undated

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Series 1: Correspondence , 1821-1885
12 folders
Boxes 1, 6; Reel 5824

Letters to and from Catlin, including two written while traveling in the west in the 1830s. Also found are family letters and several letters of support from Henry Clay, John Adams Dix, Ralph Randolph Gurley, James Hall, William Henry Seward, Thomas Sully (illustrated), and Baron Friederich von Humbolt, among others. Most wish Catlin well and offer support in his endeavors to promote and sell his collection. Folder headings include all oversize material.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1821, undated
5824
17-29
Correspondence, 1834-1839
5824
30-50
Correspondence, 1839
5824
51-73
Correspondence, 1840-1842
5824
74-96
Correspondence, circa 1840s
5824
97-129
Correspondence, 1843-1844
5824
130-146
Correspondence, 1845-1849
5824
147-160
Correspondence, 1850-1855
5824
161-176
Correspondence, 1861
5824
177-179
Correspondence, 1870, undated
5824
180-187
Correspondence, 1885
5824
188-208
Transcripts of Correspondence Concerning Catlin, undated
unfilmed

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