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Luman Reed papers, [ca. 1844-1865]

Reed, Luman, 1787-1836

Art patron


Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, financial data, legal material, and photographs. [1 family photo was remicrofilmed on reel 3829.]

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Language Note

English .

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.