Frederic Edwin Church papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

One letter, dated March 1, 1865, declining to paint a picture for a fair, due to the press of numerous similar requests, and stating his intention of confining such efforts to charities and fairs in New York City.

Biographical Historical Note

Frederic Edwin Church was a 19th-century American landscape painter.