Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, financial data, legal material, and photographs. [1 family photo was remicrofilmed on reel 3829.]
Art patron; New York, N.Y.; b. 1787.
Material on reel 2934 lent for microfilming 1983 by Margaret P. Symonds, great-great granddaughter of Luman Reed. She donated a photo of the family (subsequently remicrofilmed on reel 3829). The remainder of the papers were donated to the New-York Historical Society after microfilming.
Location of Originals
Originals in: New-York Historical Society.
How to Use This Collection
Alternative Forms Available
35mm microfilm reels 2934 & 3829 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
Luman Reed papers, [ca. 1844-1865]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.