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Thomas Seir Cummings papers, 1826-1893

Thomas Seir Cummings papers, 1826-1893

Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894

Painter, Miniature painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 microfilm reel.

Summary: Correspondence, including a letterbook which contains some drafts of Cummimgs' own communications, and letters received; broadsides; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Seir Cummings (1804-1894) was a miniature and portrait painter from New York, N.Y. One of the founders of the National Academy of Design.


Lent for microfilming 1958 by the Century Association.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Century Association, New York, N.Y.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel NC1 available 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

Thomas Seir Cummings papers, 1826-1893. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.