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Bradley Walker Tomlin papers, 1910-1967

Bradley Walker Tomlin papers, 1910-1967

Tomlin, Bradley Walker, 1899-1953

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 430 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Provenance

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.

Location of Originals

  • A portion of the original materials microfilmed was returned to the lenders/donors after microfilming.

Microfilm reel 19 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Patrons must use microfilm copy.