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Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994, (bulk 1960s-1994)

Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-

Educator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 1.4 linear ft.

Summary: Brumbaugh, an art historian and educator, wrote several articles on Thayer, and these papers contain related correspondence, photocopies and transcripts of Abbott Handerson Thayer's correspondence, research files, and copyprint photographs. Also found are Brumbaugh's research files on various other artists compiled during his career.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian; Clarksville, Tenn. Brumbaugh is professor of fine arts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and author of many articles on American art and artists.


Donated 1995 and 2004 by Thomas Brumbaugh.

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Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.