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Howard Thomas papers, 1928-1969

Creator:
Thomas, Howard WIlber, 1899-1971
Subject:
Federal Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
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:
Sketchbooks; notes; calendars; prints; books; and portfolios.
REEL 2423: Six sketchbooks, 1928-1969, containing pen, pencil and watercolor sketches done in North Carolina and Georgia and while traveling in Europe, Japan, Hawaii, and elsewhere. Also included are Thomas's notes on color, composition and technique; background information on sketches; and travel notes.
UNMICROFILMED: Five calendars illustrated with prints by Thomas and others; AMERICAN BLOCK PRINTS, containing 26 original prints and 14 reproductions of prints, 1937; two children's books and 4 portfolios printed by the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project.
Citation:
Howard Thomas papers, 1928-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2423 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 2423: Originals returned to Ann Wall Thomas after microfilming.
Use Note:
Reel 2423: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from: Ann Wall Thomas, c/o Lee Hansley Gallery, 225 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603.
Biography Note:
Educator and painter; Athens, Georgia and Milwaukee, Wisconsin Thomas was the Art Director of the State Teachers College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1939.
Provenance:
Material on reel 2423 lent for microfilming 1982 and unmicrofilmed material donated 1980 by Ann Wall Thomas, widow of Thomas.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art teachers
Painters
Prints
Sketchbooks
Travel diaries
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9243
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211438
AAA_collcode_thomhowa
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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