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Wadsworth, Daniel, 1771-1848

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role Collector Patron Artist
dates 1771–1848
city Hartford
stateCT
gender M
historical notes Collector, traveler, amateur artist, architect and founder of the Wadsworth Athenaeum, 1842.
Wadsworth was the son of Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804), one of Connecticut 's wealthiest and most powerful men.

Patron of Thomas Cole.
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SUNY College at Geneseo The Wadsworth family papers, 1789-1952. see details...
Boston Athenaeum Letter, New York, to Daniel Wadsworth, Hartford, 1828 Sept. 28. see details...
Archives of American Art Thomas Cole letters to Daniel Wadsworth, 1826-1832.
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Connecticut Historical Society Daniel Wadsworth Papers, 1749-1883. see details...
Connecticut Historical Society Drawings Collection see details...
Connecticut Historical Society George Brinley Account books, 1861-1875. see details...
The New-York Historical Society Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. see details...