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Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980  Search this
Thompson, Randall  Search this
Greene, Belle da Costa  Search this
Winslow, Henry  Search this
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
McKean, Mary Sargeant  Search this
Courtauld Institute of Art  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
10.1 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The papers of art conservator and historian, professor, engineer, and writer Daniel Varney Thompson (1902-1980) are dated 1848-1979, with the bulk of the material dated 1923-1979. The collection measures 10.1 linear feet and consists of biographical material, correspondence, subject files, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.
Daniel Varney Thompson papers, 1848-1979, bulk, 1923-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
A portion of the collection is available on 35 mm microfilm reel 888 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are oral history interviews conducted with Daniel V. Thompson by Robert Brown, September 25, 1974-November 2, 1976. There are also three letters from Thompson to his sister-in-law Edith Simonds Moore.
Biography Note:
Daniel Varney Thompson (1902-1980) was an art historian, conservator, chemist, author, and engineer. Studied techniques of medieval, Renaissance painting. Professor at Courtald Institute, London, 1938-1947.
The Daniel Varney Thompson papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in increments between 1974-1981 by Mr. Thompson and his estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Musical scores  Search this
Watercolors  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Oil paintings  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Prints  Search this
Conservators  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Manuscripts  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
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Kermes (Insect)  Search this
Notebooks  Search this
Gardening  Search this
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Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art