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Rebecca Beal papers, 1949-1982

Rebecca Beal papers, 1949-1982

Beal, Rebecca J.

Art patron, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 7.6 linear ft. (on 11 microfilm reels)

Summary: Research material on Jacob Eichholtz; and letters.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian, patron; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jacob Eichholtz was a 19th century painter. Beal is his great granddaughter. She wrote a book about him, JACOB EICHHOLTZ, 1776-1842: PORTRAIT PAINTER OF PENNSYLVANIA, published in 1969.


Donated 1976 and 1988 by Rebecca J. Beal.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1079 and 3668-3678 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

Rebecca Beal papers, 1949-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.