Query: Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Abbott Handerson Thayer letter and drawings to Caroline Peddle Ball
Creators:
Ball, Caroline Peddle, 1869-1938
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1893]
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.ballcaro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Abbott H. Thayer to "Miss Peddle", unsigned, and two pencil sketches by Thayer of his painting "A Virgin." In a handwritten note accompanying the items, Ball explains: "Here is a letter with sketches by Abbott Thayer. It refers to some little figures I modeled as manikins to …

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The Drawings of Abbott Thayer/ Elizabeth Robins Pennell letter
Creators:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936
Dates:
[ca. 1921]
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.penneliz2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 9 p. handwritten draft of an article by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, "The Drawings of Abbott Thayer"; a letter from Pennell to Mr. Woodward commenting on the December 26, 1921 article in the Christian Science Monitor.

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in AAA.penneliz2 for Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Charles A. Platt letter collection
Creators:
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933
Dates:
[ca. 1887]
Size:
8 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.platchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three letters to Charles A.Platt from acquaintences Francis Seymour Haden (June 3), Oliver Herford, and Abbott Handerson Thayer (April 20); one letter to Dennis M. Bunker, friend and colleague of Charles A. Platt, from Augustus Saint-Gaudens (Oct. 21); one letter from Bunker to Anne Page (August 1886); a Christmas card to Bunker's wife, Eleanor …

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Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists
Creators:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-
Dates:
1876-1994
bulk 1960-1994
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brumthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thomas B. Brumbaugh's research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists dates from 1876 to 1994 (bulk 1960s-1994) and measures 1.4 linear feet. Brumbaugh, an art historian and educator, wrote several articles on Thayer, and these papers contain related correspondence, photocopies and transcripts of Abbott Handerson Thayer's correspondence, research files, and photographs. Also found are Brumbaugh's research files on various artists compiled during his career.

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Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer Family papers
Creators:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Dates:
1851-1999
bulk 1881-1950
Size:
5.12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thayabbo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and naturalist, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the Thayer family date from 1851 to 1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1881 to 1950, and measure 5.12 linear feet. Thayer's painting career, interest in concealing coloration (camouflage) in nature, and relationships with artists, patrons, family, and friends are documented through correspondence, writings, scattered legal and financial records, printed materials, and a scrapbook. Photographs are of Thayer, his family, studio, and friends, including artists. The collection also contains family papers created by his second wife, Emma Beach Thayer, his son Gerald, his daughters Mary and Gladys, and Gladys' husband David Reasoner, who managed Thayer's estate after his death.

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Richard Murray research material regarding Abbott Handerson Thayer
Creators:
Murray, Richard N., 1942-2006
Dates:
1948-2004
bulk 1994-2001
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.murrrich2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Richard Murray research material regarding Abbot Handerson Thayer measures 9.0 linear feet and dates from 1948 to 2004, with the bulk of the material dating from 1994 to 2001. Project files primarily document Murray's work on the 1999 exhibition "Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art" and subsequent Thayer book project. Also found are extensive research files on Abbott Handerson Thayer and his specific works of art as well as photographic materials depicting Thayer, his family, studio, house, and works of art.

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in AAA.murrrich2 for Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
William James papers
Creators:
James, William, 1882-1961
Dates:
1883-1957
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.jamewill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1887-1935, a scrapbook, 1925-1951, clippings, art works, and photographs, 1883-1957.

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in AAA.jamewill for Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
Creators:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-
Dates:
1831-1979
Size:
73 Items (Letters, written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewriter)
26 Items (Stamps)
3 Items (Photographs)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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 …

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in FSA.A2009.06 for Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Oral history interview with Nancy Douglas Bowditch
Creators:
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 January 30
Size:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bowdit74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nancy Douglas Bowditch conducted 1974 January 30, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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in AAA.bowdit74 for Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Nelson and Henry C. White research material
Creators:
White, Henry Cooke, 1861-1952
White, Nelson C.
Dates:
circa 1851-1961
Size:
4.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.whitnels
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The research material of Connecticut artists and authors Nelson and Henry C. White, measures 4.5 linear feet and dates from circa 1851-1961. The bulk of the collection consists of Nelson C. White's correspondence, writings, and research, primarily related to J. Frank Currier and Abbott Handerson Thayer, and referencing Thomas Wilmer Dewing. Also found are the correspondence, writings, and research files of Nelson's father, Henry C. White, primarily relating to Dwight W. Tryon. Research files include artist correspondence, writings and notes, printed material, photographs of the artists, and photographs of artwork and exhibition installations.

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