Size: 0.01 Linear feet
Summary: The papers of New York-based landscape painter Samuel Colman measure 0.01 linear feet and date from 1855 to 1901. The collection consists of 15 letters to his sister Mela, his brother-in-law Emerson Howard, and other family, dated 1855-1861; also one undated letter and one written in 1901 to Kate; and an undated letter of a descendant. Colman also writes of painter George H. Boughton, with whom he shared a studio and rooms. In addition there are 16 drawings and sketches, probably the work of several persons, and "The Death Song of a Cherokee Indian," written by William Colman in 1809.