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Creators:
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 September 25-1976 November 2
Size:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thomps74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Daniel Varney Thompson conducted 1974 September 25-1976 November 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Dates:
1925-1961
Size:
3 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.thomdanv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Thompson to "Edie," his sister-in-law, Edith Simonds (Moore), regarding art work and techniques. The 1925 letter is written from Lachow, China while on an expedition with the Fogg Art Museum. Thompson describes a painting technique for wook-block he saw used which he recommends instead of printers' ink. In his Jan. 13, 1926 letter from...

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Creators:
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Dates:
1848-1979
bulk 1923-1979
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thomdani
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art conservator and historian, engineer, and professor 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.

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Dates:
1917-1979
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 9; 0.75 linear ft.)
Collection ID:
AAA.thomdani
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Items of particular interest are concert programs and articles about/mentioning noted American composer Randall Thompson, the older brother of Daniel Varney Thompson, and material concerning Daniel Varney Thompson and the Thompson Family. Also included is Le memorie di un pittore di quadric antichi, a book by Inicio Federico Joni under whom Thompso...

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Dates:
1883-1980
Level:
series
Size:
2.1 Linear feet (Box 1-3, FC 23)
Collection ID:
AAA.pachwalt2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains family correspondence and extensive professional letters from noted artists and art world figures including critics, writers, collectors, museums and other art institutions. Scattered letters from Pach can also be found here. See Appendix for partial chronological list of letters from Series 2.

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Creators:
Jacques Seligmann & Co
Dates:
1904-1978
bulk 1913-1974
Size:
203.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. measure approximately 203.1 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1978, with bulk dates from 1913 to 1974. The collection includes extensive correspondence files, reference material on American and European collectors and their collections, inventory and stock records, financial records, exhibition files, auction files, and the records of subsidiary companies. The collection is an invaluable resource in tracing the provenance of particular works of art and provides a comprehensive view of the activities of collectors and art dealers in the years leading up to and following World War II.

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