Thomas W. Nason papers, 1916-1978

Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), b. 1889 d. 1971
Illustrator, Engraver
Active in Lyme, Conn.

Collection size: ca.2,600 items (on 4 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: A photograph of Nason, ca. 1917; an address book; 15-page letter from Nason to Francis Adams Comstock, 1966, with autobiographical and career information; his letters to his future wife, Margaret Warren; correspondence, 1927-1972; three sketchbooks; a photo of prints; two notebooks, 1922-1968, listing prints by title, and giving their edition size, print size, price and buyer information; lists of works on consignment to galleries, sales and price records, bills, and a shipping notebook; printed matter; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Engraver, block printer, and illustrator; Lyme, Conn.

Lent for microfilming 1978 by Margaret Warren Nason, widow of Thomas Nason.

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