Skip to main content

William Henry Rinehart papers, 1861-1875

Rinehart, William Henry, 1825-1874

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 250 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Bound volume containing 13 letters from Rinehart to William T. Walters, a letter from Rinehart to John W. Paine, 21 letters from Paine to Rinehart, Walters and others, letters from George Simonds, Charles C. Coleman and others describing Rinehart's last days and funeral in Rome, 33 letters from W.H. Herriman to Walters regarding the dissolution of Rinehart's estate, and a codicil of Rinehart's will; an inventory of Rinehart's possessions; notes, receipts and financial records; 2 account books; an estate book; 5 sketchbooks/ notebooks and 2 sketchbooks; and 1 photograph of Rinehart.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Baltimore, Md. and Rome.


Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Peabody Institute.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, the Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3116 available at Archives of American Art offices, Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Md., 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 Henry Rinehart papers, 1861-1875. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.