The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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The Whistler Correspondence and other archival material in Glasgow University Library, including books and photographs, is located in the Special Collections Department of Glasgow University Library. For enquiries concerning the Whistler Collection please contact Sarah Hepworth, Assistant Librarian, Special Collections (

Enquiries concerning the online edition should be submitted using the web form provided.

Staff Contacts:

Professor Margaret F. MacDonald
Professor of Art History (Department of History of Art)
Research interests: Whistler's paintings, graphic work and works on paper; Whistler's correspondence.

Dr Patricia de Montfort
Lecturer (Department of History of Art)
Research interests: Whistler's writings; Whistler and the Press; Whistler's correspondence.

Image of one of Whistler's butterfly signatures