Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848

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Art collector of Baltimore, Maryland; son of Revolutionary War leader, Robert Gilmor (1748-1822); married, 9 Apr. 1807 to Sarah Reeve, daughter of Maj. James and Judith Smith Ladson of Charleston, S.C.

From the description of Notes taken in a tour through the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina... 1806-1807. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 455569706

American autograph collector.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney in Charleston, [1818?] Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564578

Gilmor, a prominent citizen of Baltimore, was one of the first Americans to begain a formal autograph collection.

From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1826. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316906

Art collector; Baltimore, Md.

From the description of Robert Gilmor papers, [ca. 1823]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122370546

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Hon. Mr. Langdon, 1792 Apr. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. Thomas Cole papers, 1821-1863. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Robert Gilmor papers, [ca. 1823]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1826. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Robert Gilmor, 1832 Jan. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Pleadwell, Frank Lester,. The album of Robert Gilmor of Baltimore : essay, 1929. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Wayne, James Moore, 1790-1867. Letters, 1832-1857. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850,. Bible, [ca. 1270]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900. Letters to Robert Gilmor and [Eliza Harriet Arnold] Allen, 1840 May 28 and 1859 February 26. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney in Charleston, [1818?] Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rutledge, Anna Wells. Anna Wells Rutledge papers, 1940-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Baltimore Museum of Art Library & Archives
creatorOf Murray, William Vans, 1760-1803. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Mr. Gilmor, 1800 June 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Robert Gilmor, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Fox, George, 1624-1691. Autograph letter signed : Kingston[-upon-Thames], to William Penn, 1673 Aug. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Adlum letters, 1791-1822 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848. Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Robert Gilmor, 1838 Nov. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Miscellaneous papers, 1781-1949, 1830-1947 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Notes taken in a tour through the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina... 1806-1807. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Hughes, 1842 Mar. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Murray, William Vans, 1760-1803. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Robert Gilmor, 1790 July 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Joseph E. Field collection of letters by autograph collectors, 1822-1921. Houghton Library
referencedIn Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829. Alexander Garden Papers, 1797-1823. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. A Map of property in the vicinity of Bleecker Street in the Eight Ward belonging to Mr. A.L. Bleecker / by Stephen Ludlam ; [a copy]. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Robert Gilmor letters to Charles Graff, 1837-1844. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Autograph quatrain signed : W[eimar], May 1826. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Howard and Gilmor family papers, 1696-1935. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Wright, Nathalia. Nathalia Wright collection of Greenough family correspondence, 1830-1873. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Adlum, John, 1759-1836 person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900. person
associatedWith Chesnut, John, 1743-1818. person
associatedWith Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. person
associatedWith De Saussure, Henry William, 1763-1839. person
associatedWith Fields, Joseph E., collector. person
associatedWith Fox, George, 1624-1691. person
correspondedWith Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829. person
associatedWith Gilmor, Sarah Reeve. person
associatedWith Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. person
correspondedWith Graff, Charles, 1779-1846 person
associatedWith Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876. person
associatedWith Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848. person
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Murray, William Vans, 1760-1803. person
associatedWith Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814. person
associatedWith Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825, person
associatedWith Pleadwell, Frank Lester, person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855. person
associatedWith Rutledge, Anna Wells. person
associatedWith Sage, Gardner A. person
associatedWith Smith, William Loughton, 1758-1812. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Verplanck, Gulian C. (Gulian Crommelin), 1786-1870. person
associatedWith Virginia State Capitol (Richmond, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wayne, James Moore, 1790-1867. person
associatedWith Wright, Nathalia. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Carolina
Maryland--Baltimore
Charleston (S.C.)
United States
South Carolina--Kershaw County
United States
Virginia
South Carolina--Charleston
South Carolina
United States
Subject
Plantations
Travelers--Diaries
Taverns (Inns)
Art--Collectors and collecting
Slave trade
Art patrons
Painting, Modern--19th century
Autographs--Collectors and collecting
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Birth 1774

Death 1848

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Americans

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