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Series 9 | A Finding Aid to the Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950 | Digitized Collection

Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950

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Series 9: Artwork, 1887 - circa 1940s
(Box 5-6, 8; 0.2 linear feet)

This series includes two drawings by Abbott Thayer, one depicting an angel and modeled by his daughter Mary. Also found is a large amount of artwork by children, including drawings by Gerald Thayer and other unidentified drawings and paintings, probably by Mary, Gerald, and Gladys Thayer, animal cutouts by Jean Reasoner Plunket, and other small painted cutout figures by an unknown artist. Also found are two sketchbooks, one belonging to David Reasoner, and the other probably belonging to his daughter, Jean Reasoner Plunket.
DescriptionContainer
Drawings by Abbott Handerson Thayer, 1887, 1912
5 (hol)
20
Artwork by Gerald Thayer, 1889
5 (hol)
21
Artwork by Unidentified Children (probably Mary, Gerald, and Gladys Thayer), circa 1890-1900
(2 folders)
6 (pam)
1-2
Painted Cutout Figures, circa 1904
6 (pam)
3
David Reasoner Sketchbook, circa 1910
(See Box 8)
6 (pam)
4
Animal Cutouts by Jean Reasoner Plunket, circa 1940s
(Not scanned)
6 (pam)
5
Sketchbook (possibly belonging to Jean Reasoner Plunket), circa 1940s
6 (pam)
6
David Reasoner Sketchbook, circa 1910
(See also Box 6, folder 4)
8 (pam)
1

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