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Thomas Moran papers, 1870-1940

Moran, Thomas, 1837-1926

Painter, Etcher, Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 5 Microfilm reels

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; documents; articles and clippings. Much of this material was compiled by Moran's family after he died. Information on Moran's painting of Western mountain scenes and several admiring letters from John Ruskin. Also included is information about Moran's wife, Mary Nimmo Moran, a recognized painter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, landscape painter, etcher; Santa Barbara, Calif. Painted large majestic landscapes of the Far West and the Grand Canyon.


Lent for microfilming 1963 by East Hampton Free Library.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in East Hampton Free Library, East Hampton, Long Island.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels NTM 1-NTM 5 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Thomas Moran papers, 1870-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.