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Thomas Mott Shaw papers, 1895-1967

Thomas Mott Shaw papers, 1895-1967

Shaw, Thomas Mott, 1878-1965


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical information; writings by Shaw; sketches; etchings; silhouette portraits; photographs; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Architect; Concord, Mass. Was active in architectural restoration and helped in restoration efforts of buildings in Williamsburg, Va.


Lent and donated 1975 by Sarah Quinan Shaw Johnson, Shaw's daughter by his first wife.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 949: Originals returned to lender, Sarah Johnson, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 949 and 3989 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Thomas Mott Shaw papers, 1895-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.