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Finding Aid for the Stephen Seymour Thomas Papers, 1893-1935
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  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stephen Seymour Thomas Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1893-1935
    Collection number: 162
    Creator: Thomas, Stephen Seymour, 1868-1956
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: S. Seymour Thomas (1868-1956) painted portraits of prominent people. The collection consists of Thomas' studio notes and memorabilia.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Dawson's Book Shop, purchase, 1956.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stephen Seymour Thomas Papers (Collection 162). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Thomas was born on August 20, 1868 in San Augustine, Texas; student at the Art Students League (1885-88) and at the Académie Julien, Paris (1888-91); was a pupil of Jules Lefebre and Benjamin Constant; AM, Williams College, 1914; painted portraits of prominent people; settled in La Crescenta, California; honorary mention (1895) and gold medal (1901 and 1904), Paris Salon; awarded Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, 1905; member, Paris Society of American Painters, Los Angeles Art Association, Pasadena Art Society, and the Academy of Western Painters; he died in March 1956.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of studio notes and memorabilia of portrait painter S. Seymour Thomas.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Thomas, Stephen Seymour, 1868-1956--Archives.
    Portrait painters--California, Southern--Archival resources.