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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Thomas Craven papers, 1919-1949, 1975

Thomas Craven papers, 1919-1949, 1975

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A Finding Aid to the Thomas Craven Papers,
1919-1949, 1975
, in the Archives of American Art
Rosa M. Fernandez
Scope and Content Note
The papers of art critic Thomas Craven measure approximately .07 linear feet and date from 1919 through 1949 and 1975. The collection consists primarily of a dismantled scrapbook (1925 1949; 1975) containing newspaper clippings of Craven's articles and writings which span his career. Also found within the scrapbook are reviews by Oscar Bluemner and Byron Browne of Craven's two anti-modernist books, Men of Art and Modern Art. The collection also contains four letters concerning publications, a typescript essay about Thomas Craven's early career, two files of scattered writings in manuscript form, two bound handwritten manuscript versions of A Treasury of Art Masterpieces (1939), and Greek Art (1950), and miscellaneous loose newsclippings.
The collection was donated in 1999 by Richard Craven, Thomas Craven's son.
Processing Information
The collection was processed by Rosa Fernandez in June, 2000. The scrapbook was microfilmed in 2000.