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William Frederick Paskell papers, 1883-1895

Paskell, William Frederick, 1866-1951



Collection Information

Size: 2 Microfilm reels

Summary: Sketchbooks, sketches and a journal. Also included are research material compiled by John J. Leahy and a list of Paskell's work.
REEL 3995: Photocopies of Paskell's sketchbooks and several loose sketches, 1845-1895, of landscapes in the vicinity of Boston, Gloucester, and Springfield, Mass., New Hampshire, and England, accompanied by a biographical sketch of Paskell by his grandson, John J. Leahy.
REEL 4545: Paskell's journal, 1883-1885, and a typescript of the journal with an index prepared by John J. Leahy, Paskell's grandson; typescripts of two clippings, April 1885, from Boston newspapers regarding Paskell's exhibition; and a clipping on Paskell, 1987.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape and marine painter; Cape Ann and Nantucket, Mass.


Original journal on reel 4545 was lent for microfilming 1991 by Samuel Robbins, a collector who purchased it from a bookseller in Providence, R.I. The remaining material (all photocopies) was donated 1987 by John J. Leahy, Paskell's grandson, and discarded after microfilming.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3995 and 4545 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

William Frederick Paskell papers, 1883-1895. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.