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Jonathan Sturges papers, 1834-1866

Sturges, Jonathan, 1802-1874

Art patron


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Items linear ft.(on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 6 letters to Dudley B. Fuller from his family, a friend, and Sturges concerning the Apollo Association's desire to have Danforth engrave Mount's "Undutiful Boys" and Danforth's inability to do so; 3 letters to Luman Reed, one from artist George W. Flagg detailing his impressions of Paris and art; and 2 receipt books, recording Sturges' payments for paintings, framing, subscriptions, taxes, and general household expenditures.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art patron; New York, N.Y.


Donated 1978 by Mrs. Frederick Sturges, wife of Jonathan Sturges' grandson.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2672 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Jonathan Sturges papers, 1834-1866. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.