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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
Special Collections Department
The Wadsworth family papers, 1789-1952. see details...
Boston Athenaeum
Library of the Boston Athenæum
Letter, New York, to Daniel Wadsworth, Hartford, 1828 Sept. 28. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Thomas Cole letters to Daniel Wadsworth, 1826-1832.
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Connecticut Historical Society
Library, Manuscript Collections
Daniel Wadsworth Papers, 1749-1883. see details...
Connecticut Historical Society
Library, Manuscript Collections
Drawings Collection see details...
Connecticut Historical Society
Library, Manuscript Collections
George Brinley Account books, 1861-1875. see details...
The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. see details...