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Lawrence Kearny sketchbook, 1817-1818

Lawrence Kearny sketchbook, 1817-1818

Kearny, Lawrence, 1789-1868

Military officer

Collection Information

Size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Sketchbook includes views of places along the Atlantic coast, ships, forts and specimens of natural history.

Biographical/Historical Note

Naval officer commandant; Norfolk, Va. and New York City.

Provenance

Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Location of Originals

  • Original in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel N24 (frames 563-626) available for use 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

Lawrence Kearny sketchbook, 1817-1818. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.