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Guide to the letter from A.M. Correnz to Daniel Huntington 1977.064

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Correnz, A. M.
Title: Letter from A.M. Correnz to Daniel Huntington
Dates: 1844
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0031
Call Phrase: 1977.064
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical Note

Daniel Huntington (1816-1906) was an American portrait and landscape painter who studied with Samuel F.B. Morse, President of the National Academy of Design in New York City. Huntington was a member of the National Academy from 1839 until his death, and served as President of the Academy at various periods. He was also Vice-President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 33 years. In 1842 he married Harriet S. Richards, with whom he lived in Brooklyn for a period after 1847.


  1. Henderson, John J., and Roger E. Belson. "Daniel Huntington (1816-1906)." Accessed May 25, 2011.

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Scope and Contents note

Letter, dated 1844, from A.M. Correnz in New York City to Daniel Huntington in Paris, France, informing Huntington that his paintings had arrived in Brooklyn and had been inspected at the home of Huntington's mother-in-law, Mrs. Richards.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Topics

  • Art -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Artists -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Letter from A.M. Correnz to Daniel Huntington, 1977.064, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from the Symmachus Trading Company of Boston, 1939.

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