Brumbaugh, Thomas Brendle, 1921-2011

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Art historian and educator Thomas Brendle Brumbaugh was born in 1921. He spent most of his career as a professor of fine arts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and has published many articles on American painting, sculpture, and architecture. He was co-editor of Architecture of Middle Tennessee: The Historic American Buildings Survey and co-author of The Art of Gerald Brockhurst . Brumbaugh spent several years doing research for a book on Abbott Handerson Thayer that was never realized, and published several articles on Thayer, including "An Artist and His Model: Abbott H. Thayer and Clara May," The American Art Journal, vol. 10 (May 1978).

From the guide to the Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994 (bulk 1960s-1994), (Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)

Art historian; Clarksville, Tenn.

Brumbaugh is professor of fine arts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and author of many articles on American art and artists.

From the description of Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994 (bulk 1960s-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220240428

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creatorOf Ludwig I, King of Bavaria, 1786-1868. Letter signed : [n.p.], to Freiherr von Cotta, 1830 Oct. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Réjane, Gabrielle. Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985. Autograph letter signed, dated : Princeton, N. J., 8 Aug. 1942, to Mr. [Thomas B.] Brumbaugh, 1942 Aug. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rubin, Larry, 1930-. Larry Rubin papers, 1962-1989. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, M Houghton Library
referencedIn Francis Davis Millet Collection, 1876-1981 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Godard d'Aucour, Claude, 1716-1795. Autograph letter signed : [unidentified place], to an unidentified recipient, 1783 July 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cowell, Sidney Robertson. Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Shady, N.Y., 22 October 1965 and 5 January 1966, to T[homas B.] Brumbaugh, 1965 Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dubois, Jean, 1604-1676. Document signed : Paris, 1650 July 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 26 December 1942, and Shady, N.Y., 22 October 1965, to Mr. [Thomas B.] Brumbaugh, 1942 Dec. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Godfrey O. Gaston correspondence Archives of American Art
creatorOf Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bryant, Olen Littleton, 1927-. Papers, 1961-1992. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf Sowerby, Leo, 1895-1968. [Organ symphony. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1951 Mar. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Bryant, Olen Littleton, 1927- person
correspondedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. person
associatedWith Cowell, Sidney Robertson. person
associatedWith Dubois, Jean, 1604-1676. person
associatedWith Gaston, Godfrey O., 1928- person
associatedWith Godard d'Aucour, Claude, 1716-1795. person
associatedWith Ludwig I, King of Bavaria, 1786-1868. person
associatedWith Réjane, Gabrielle. person
associatedWith Rubin, Larry, 1930- person
associatedWith Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985. person
associatedWith Sowerby, Leo, 1895-1968. person
associatedWith Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921. person
associatedWith Vanderbilt University. corporateBody
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Birth 1921

Death 2011-12-18



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