Howard Thomas papers

Collection ID:
Thomas, Howard, 1899-1971
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Sketchbooks; notes; calendars; prints; books; and portfolios.
Scope and Contents
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.
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Educator and painter; Athens, Georgia and Milwaukee, Wisconsin Thomas was the Art Director of the State Teachers College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1939.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2423 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 2423: Originals returned to Ann Wall Thomas after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 2423 lent for microfilming 1982 and unmicrofilmed material donated 1980 by Ann Wall Thomas, widow of Thomas.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Conditions Governing Use
Reel 2423: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Ann Wall Thomas. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

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