John Edward Thompson Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains scrapbook, correspondence, clippings, photographs, exhibition catalogs, other memorabilia. Includes a few sketches and drawings.
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Denver, Colo. artist and educator. Born Buffalo, N.Y. January 3, 1882. Studied at the Art Students League, New York City, N.Y.; Academie Julien, Paris, France (1902). Returned to the U.S. at the advent of WWI. Visited Pine, Colo. (1914) before settling in Denver, Colo. (1917). Took part in a controversial exhibition that introduced modern art to Denver held at the Denver Public Library (1919). Member Denver Atelier, taught at Chappell School of Art (1924-1929) and later at the University of Denver. Died Denver, Colo. 1945.
1 Boxes (.5 linear feet)
1 oversize folios
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Mrs. Alan Fisher, 1980, 2004
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Art -- Colorado -- Denver -- 20th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Art teachers -- Colorado -- Denver -- Biography. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Art, Modern -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Artists -- Colorado -- Denver -- Biography -- 20th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Works of art Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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