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Thomas Mott Shaw papers, 1895-1967

Creator:
Shaw, Thomas Mott, 1878-1965
Subject:
Quinan, Henry B. (Henry Brewerton),
Shaw, George Russell
Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical information; writings by Shaw; sketches; etchings; silhouette portraits; photographs; and printed material.
Reel 3989: Biographical account; architect certification documents from 8 states; family correspondence; 5 poems by Shaw, 2 of which are illustrated; notes on Shaw's genealogy; miscellaneous notes; 24 geometrical sketches for school, 55 drawings, and 14 watercolors by Shaw; an etching of Shaw's first wife, Caroline Quinan; an etching by Henry B. Quinan; 2 silhouette portraits of Shaw and an unidentified man; clippings regarding Shaw's work in Williamsburg and at Brown University; brochures and programs; reproductions of art works; course descriptions and assignments from L'Ecole des Beaux Arts; and photographs of Shaw, his family, friends, colleagues, and buildings.
Reel 949: Two sketches, one by Shaw and one by his father George Russell Shaw; 14 photocopies of Shaw's acceptances to Music Houseparties; photographs of Shaw, his family, and houses designed by him.
Citation:
Thomas Mott Shaw papers, 1895-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 949 and 3989 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 949: Originals returned to lender, Sarah Johnson, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Architect; Concord, Mass. Was active in architectural restoration and helped in restoration efforts of buildings in Williamsburg, Va.
Provenance:
Lent and donated 1975 by Sarah Quinan Shaw Johnson, Shaw's daughter by his first wife.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Architecture
Architecture, American
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7342
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209495
AAA_collcode_shawthom
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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