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Thomas Moran papers, 1870-1940

Thomas Moran papers, 1870-1940

Moran, Thomas, 1837-1926

Painter, Landscape painter, Etcher

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1963 by East Hampton Free Library.

Location of Originals

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

Additional Forms Available

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.