Bradley Walker Tomlin papers, 1910-1967

Tomlin, Bradley Walker, b. 1899 d. 1953
Painter, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Woodstock, N.Y.

Collection size: 430 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence mostly with family members, including letters from Tomlin while in Paris, London, and New York, 1924-1929; exhibition catalogs and announcements; illustrations for children's books and magazine covers; sketches; photographs, including some of Frank London, Antoinette Schulte, Sylvia Pedlar, Robert Motherwell, and Herbert Ferber; miscellaneous professional papers; three statements of policy regarding united action by painters, including "Declaration to the American Avant-Garde Painters by Georges Mathieu," October 1952; and miscellaneous printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator; Woodstock and Syracuse, N.Y.

Lent and donated 1970 by Lila Tomlin Northrup, Earl H. Tomlin, and Marguerite Dockstader, Tomlin's sisters and brother. Ca. 100 items were subsequently given.

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