Exhibition Files

Object Details

Scope and Contents
Exhibition files document Thomas's solo and group exhibitions through letters, lists of artwork, loan records, receipts, printed material such as clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs, and photographs. Individual correspondents from this series include Franz Bader, David Driskell, and Vincent Melzac. In addition to photographs of installations, there are photographs of Thomas at exhibition openings, including her solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum, and photographs of her pictured with individuals including William Buckner, Jeff Donaldson, David Driskell, James W. Herring, and Vincent Melzac. Also found is a photograph of the 1951 Little Paris Studio Group including Lois Mailou Jones, Celine Tabary, and Thomas. The file for Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings contains two video recordings related to this exhibition at two separate locations: the Columbus Museum and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3, OV 7)
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Collection Citation
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
AAA.thomalma, Series 4
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