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Selections from Alexander Johnston Cassatt's letterbook index, [ca. 1894-1903]

Selections from Alexander Johnston Cassatt's letterbook index, [ca. 1894-1903]

Cassatt, Alexander J. (Alexander Johnston), 1839-1906

Engineer, Businessperson

Collection Information

Size: 11 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 11 pages selected from 3 volumes of indices, containing entries with descriptive notations of letters about exhibits of Mary Cassatt paintings; and also about paintings by Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent and James MacNeill Whistler.

Biographical/Historical Note

Brother of painter Mary Cassatt.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming by American Philosophical Society as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, the American Philosophical Society, after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3903 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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

Selections from Alexander Johnston Cassatt's letterbook index, [ca. 1894-1903]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.