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Selected art related documents from the Logan family papers, 1734-1810

Selected art related documents from the Logan family papers, 1734-1810

Logan Fam, Logan Family

Collection Information

Size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Summary: Visiting card for Dr. George Logan autographed by Benjamin West, 1810; an advertisement of Charles Willson Peale's "moving pictures" at his museum; bill from Joseph Richardson, July 5, 1739, for buckles, spoons, etc. bought by R. Hill, Jr., with receipt; receipt for payment for rings from John Moland, Jan. 9, 1761, to Edmund (?) Milne, a silversmith; two letters from James Steel to James Calder, Sept. 21, 1734, mentioning a dozen chairs and a chest of drawers he has made for Calder, and April 27, 1735, about the glass for the doors of an escritoire Calder has ordered.

Provenance

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Logan family papers.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel P20 (fr. 680-682, 686-688) 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

Selected art related documents from the Logan family papers, 1734-1810. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.