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Society of Painters in Water Colors records, 1850-1855

Society of Painters in Water Colors


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Constitution and minutes of meetings, and a printed announcement.
REEL 801: Constitution and minutes of meetings from the society's inception, October 30, 1850 to September 26, 1855. Some of the members were: Henry P. Beckwith, Alfred Jones, John Halpin, John M. Falconer, Charles Parsons, Samuel V. Hunt and James Glasgow.
REEL 3472: Printed announcement of the opening of the fourth season of the Society's school.

Biographical/Historical Note

Professional society; New York City. Also called Society for the Promotion of Painting in Water Colors.


Lent 1974 by the New York Historical Society.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 801 originals in: New York Historical Society.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3472; 801 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

Society of Painters in Water Colors records, 1850-1855. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.