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Richard Henry and Elizabeth B. Stoddard letters, 1852-1910

Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903

Author, Publisher


Collection Information

Size: 35 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters received by the Stoddards from writers and artists including: 26 letters from William J. Linton, mostly about poetry, and enclosing several clippings; an 11-page letter from W. Hamilton Gibson reporting that "over 600 friends visited the Studio" and describing in detail the studio's furnishings and contents; a letter from Alexander Lawrie describing his painting and drawing activities; a letter from sculptor Launt Thompson to Elizabeth Stoddard about her work and about mutual interests; and an illustrated letter from George W. Carleton asking Mrs. Stoddard to visit.

Biographical/Historical Note

Author, publisher; New York City.


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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

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

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel N11 (frames 1209-1286) 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

Richard Henry and Elizabeth B. Stoddard letters, 1852-1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.