Scope and Content
Title: Stephen Seymour Thomas Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1893-1935
Collection number: 162
Thomas, Stephen Seymour, 1868-1956
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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.
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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
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Dawson's Book Shop, purchase, 1956.
[Identification of item], Stephen Seymour Thomas Papers (Collection 162). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
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.