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John Vanderlyn papers, [ca. 1796-1890]

Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852



Collection Information

Size: 2 Microfilm reels

Summary: Family and business correspondence, including letters from Washington Allston, William Dunlap, Asher B. Durand, G.P.A. Healy, Charles B. King, Rubens Peale, and Thomas Sully.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; London, England and Paris, France.


The microfilm was purchased from the New York Historical Society, 1976, who filmed the papers at the Senate House Museum, Kingston, N.Y.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Senate House Museum Kingston, N.Y.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1040 and 1041 available 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

John Vanderlyn papers, [ca. 1796-1890]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.