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Daniel Varney Thompson papers, 1848-1979, bulk 1923-1979

Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980

Conservators (people in conservation), Engineer, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 10.1 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of art conservator and historian, engineer, and professor Daniel Varney Thompson (1902-1980) are dated 1848-1979, with the bulk of the material dated 1923-1979. The collection measures 10.1 linear feet and consists of biographical material, correspondence, subject files, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Daniel Varney Thompson (1902-1980) was an art conservator and historian, professor, engineer, and writer. A noted authority on medieval painting, Varney lived and worked primarily in the Boston area and London.

Provenance

The Daniel Varney Thompson papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in increments between 1974-1981 by Mr. Thompson and his estate.

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