The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
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Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.06
Creators:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-
Dates:
1831-1979
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
73 Items
Letters
written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewriter
26 Items
Stamps
3 Items
Photographs
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is an amalgamation of letters written and recieved by prominent figures in 19th and 20th century American Art. Included in the collection is a significant portion of letters from Abbott Thayer to correspondents from his circle of family, friends and art world figures such as Maria Oakey Dewing and Samuel Coleman.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Organized alphabetically by author.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Beginning in his youth Thomas Brumbaugh collected autographed correspondence. Mr. Brumbaugh's collecting instincts resulted in a unique collaborative collection providing a glimpse into the lives of a variety of 19th and 20th century American artists, such as Abbott Thayer. Brumbaugh was a professor of fine arts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and author of many articles on American art and artists.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2009.06

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994 (bulk 1960s-1994); Also located at Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Gift of Susan A. Hobbs, 2009.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
USA -- Tennessee -- Nashville Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moser, James Henry, 1854-1913 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Healey, George. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weber, Max, 1881-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dewing, M. O. (Maria Oakey), 1855-1927 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reid, Robert, 1862-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cloar, Carroll Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soyer, Isaac, 1902-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lassaw, Ibram, 1913-2003 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu
https://www.freersackler.si.edu/research/archives/