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Roswell Morse Shurtleff papers, 1862-1871 and [undated]

Shurtleff, Roswell Morse, 1838-1915

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 14 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Art works, letter, and photographs.
REEL 3472: A letter from Shurtleff to Charles Lang Freer, March 2, [n.y.], thanking him "for the check and the kind words of commendation of my work. I shall hope to be represented in your future exhibitions...." Also included is a snapshot of a painting by Shurtleff owned by George Russel, Detroit, Michigan.
REEL 1872: Six sketchbooks; three watercolors; two pencil sketches; and a photograph of a painting by Shurtleff.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape painter; New York City and Adirondacks, N.Y.


Material on reel 3472 donated 1978 by George Russel, an American ar collector. Material on reel 1872 donated 1980 by George R. Teale, who inherited the material from his family.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1872: Originals returned to lender, George Teale, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1872 and 3472 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

Roswell Morse Shurtleff papers, 1862-1871 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.