William A. K. Martin Family Papers, 1833-1896
William A. K. Martin Family Papers
Martin, William A. K., 1817-1867
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
Materials in English
Detailed Collection Information
William A. K. Martin was a Philadelphia-born landscape, marine, and historical painter, whose work, Palermo, was shown at the Pennsylvania Academy in1853.
Description of Collection
This collection houses incoming and/or outgoing correspondence and other records of several members of William A. K. Martin and his family. There are letters from his father, Captain John Martin; his brother, James F. Martin, a Philadelphia merchant dealing in wheat, oil, sugar, mackerel, and iron; and his son, William A. K. Martin. Other relatives represented include Frances Martin and Eleanor Furlong. Most of the letters offer discussion of family members’ day to day life and business interests. William A. K. Martin's interests in European painting and his relationships with artists in Nicaragua and Cuba are reflected in the letters he received.
Collection is open for research.
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Publication and Copyright Information
The William A. K. Martin Family Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.
[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], William A. K. Martin Family Papers, SCRC 168, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Special Collections Research Center: William J. Campbell Bookstore Records (SCRC 167)
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center: Martin, Campbell, and Furlong families papers, 1795-1963 (MC 90)
Gift of Willman and Carol Spawn, 2008
Collection was minimally processed and finding aid prepared in June 2015 by Courtney Smerz, Collection Management Archivist.
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
Martin, James F. (Merchant)
Martin, John (Captain)
Martin, William A. K., 1817-1867
Martin, William A. K.
1 1 Fleming, Mary Martin and James L. 1840-1842
1 2 Furlong, Eleanore 1876
1 3 Furlong, James, including receipt and will 1844-1845
1 4 Kennedy, Charles 1849
1 5 Martin, Frances (Mrs. William F. Jenkins), poem undated
1 6 Martin, Henry E. 1849
1 7 Martin, James F., ledger and report 1847-1864
1 8 Martin, John (Captain), includes ships log and sales receipt 1823-1849
1 9 Martin, Maria Guiteras 1891-1893
1 10 Martin, Mariquita 1896
1 11 Martin, William A.K. (incoming correspondence only) 1833-1866
1 12 Martin, William A.K. 1843-1854
1 13 Martin, William A.K., Jr.(?) 1871-1895