Peale family papers, 1803-1854


Date: 1803-1854 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These papers include accounts of Peale's Museum, including records and accessions (1804-1842), and current expenditures (1808-1819), and papers relating to Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, and Titian Ramsay Peale.

Background note

The Peale family was composed of accomplished artists during the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

Permission to obtain duplicate film or prints, or to publish any part of the material, should be obtained from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.


Received from Historical Society of Pennsylvania and accessioned, 1973 (1973 301mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)


  • Accounts.
  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
  • Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
  • Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885