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Thomas W. Nason papers, 1916-1978

Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), 1889-1971

Engraver, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 4 Reels, ca.2,600 items (on 4 microfilm reels)

Summary: A photograph of Nason, ca. 1917; an address book; 15-page letter from Nason to Francis Adams Comstock, 1966, with autobiographical and career information; his letters to his future wife, Margaret Warren; correspondence, 1927-1972; three sketchbooks; a photo of prints; two notebooks, 1922-1968, listing prints by title, and giving their edition size, print size, price and buyer information; lists of works on consignment to galleries, sales and price records, bills, and a shipping notebook; printed matter; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Engraver, block printer, and illustrator; Lyme, Conn.


Lent for microfilming 1978 by Margaret Warren Nason, widow of Thomas Nason.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Margaret Warren Nason, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1464-1467 available 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 W. Nason papers, 1916-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.