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    Archival Sources

  • Thomas Cole, Catskill Sketchbook, Prints and Drawings Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  • Thomas Cole Papers, 1821-1863, Manuscripts and Special Collections, New York State Library (NYSL), Albany, N.Y.
  • Thomson-Cole papers, Greene County Historical Society, Coxsackie, N.Y.
  • Published Sources

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art. American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School. Introduction by John K. Howat with contributions by Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, Kevin J. Avery, Barbara Ball Buff, et al. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1987.
  • Truettner, William H. and Alan Wallach, eds., with contributions by J. Gray Sweeney, et al. Thomas Cole: Landscape into History. New Haven: Yale University Press; Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1994.
  • Online Resources

  • The Newington-Cropsey Foundation:
  • Thomas Cole's "Essay on American Scenery":
  • Thomas Cole's poetry: