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William Trost Richards papers, 1848-1920

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1.2: General Correspondence , 1851-1917

General Correspondence is with friends, fellow artists, collectors, and others and includes letters to and from William Trost Richards. Correspondence is with artists Fidelia Bridges, George Cochran Lambdin, and William H. Willcox, art dealer Samuel Putnam Avery, and Edward H. Coates, President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Also found are numerous letters to and from his major patron and collector, George Whitney, and from his friend and patron, Elias Lyman Magoon. Items of note in the miscellaneous correspondence include, an 1877 letter from Thomas Eakins, an 1881 letter from Alexander Lawrie, and an 1883 letter from Charles Lanman.
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Charlotte Augusta Astor, undated
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27
Samuel P. Avery, undated, 1869-1904
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28
Fidelia Bridges, undated
1
29
Edward H. Coates, 1886-1905
1
30
George Cochran Lambdin, 1885-1887
1
31
Elias Lyman Magoon, 1871-1884
1
32
James T. Mitchell, 1851-1853
2 Folders
2
1-2
Harrison S. Morris, 1898-1905
2
3
Daniel Neall, undated, 1876, undated
2
4
A. E. Outerbridge, undated, 1887
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5
George W. Outerbridge, 1894-1902
2
6
John R. Sheridan, 1892-1893
2
7
George F. Shrady, 1900-1905
2
8
Hannah W. Smith, 1866
2
9
George Whitney, circa 1860-1885
13 Folders
2
10-22
William H. Willcox, 1854, 1879, 1885, undated
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23
Miscellaneous, 1853, 1864-1917, undated
5 Folders
2
24-28

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