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Subseries 2.5 | 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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2.5: David Reasoner Correspondence , 1918-1954

David Reasoner's correspondence is primarily with family and friends, such as Emma Beach Thayer's sister, Violet, and from Mary Thayer Birch discussing Emma's estate, Gerald's ill health, and other family news. David Reasoner also corresponded with John Gellatly concerning the sale of Abbott Thayer's paintings, and with Gerald Thayer concerning financial matters. Other alphabetical correspondence is with Thayer and Reasoner family members, people working on books or requesting information on Abbott Thayer, museums exhibiting Thayer's work, and people interested in purchasing artwork by Thayer. Also found are letters concerning the deaths of Reasoner's mother, his wife Gladys, and his son Allen. The bulk of the David Reasoner correspondence concerning the estates of Abbott H. Thayer and Emma Beach Thayer is found in Series 4: Estate Papers.
Description Container
Beach, Violet, 1924-1932
2
79
Birch, Mary Thayer, 1924
2
80
Gellatly, John, 1924-1928
2
81
Thayer, Gerald, 1922-1930
2
82
A-B, 1921-1949
2
83
C-D, 1925, 1946-1947
3
1
F-G, 1924-1936
3
2
H-J, 1925-1947
3
3
L-P, 1922-1936, 1950
3
4
R, 1924-1951
3
5
T-V, 1918, 1943-1950
3
6
W, 1928-1951
3
7
Unidentified Correspondents, 1942-1954
3
8

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