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Johnston family papers, 1826-1887

Johnston, family


Collection Information

Size: 186 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Miscellaneous papers of David Claypoole Johnston, Thomas Murphy Johnston and John Bernard Johnston including correspondence, writings, sketches, printed items, commonplace books of Sarah E. Murphy Johnston and Mary P. Murphy, as well as 69 unsigned sketches.

Biographical/Historical Note

Family of painters; Boston, Mass. Thomas and John were David's sons.


Lent for microfilming 1978 by Edmund Freeman.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Edmund Freeman, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1326 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

Johnston family papers, 1826-1887. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.