brought dozens of boxes home after my father's funeral in 1999:
photos, letters, writings. Since I have no children myself,
they might never be appreciated again. And there are more
stories to tell.
in light of my own mortality, I resolved to make part of my archives
available to you, dear reader. In October of 2000, I began
posting material on the Internet.
full name is Thomas Buckingham Thomas. People call me Tom, but
I chose the fancier "T. Buckingham Thomas" for this website.
not just a simple personal web
page. It's more like an autobiographical book, with several
hundred articles. I've provided various ways to find them.
Each of the twelve colorful topic buttons to your left takes you to
a site submap that lists maybe a couple of dozen articles, in
chronological order by subject matter, with the most ancient subject
first. You'll also find lists of related "short subjects."
Click here for a couple of other submaps, for audio
clips and for "Threads of Correspondence."
is a brief sketch; for details about each point, you can click on the
numerous links provided.
Recently added articles are announced on the Home page.
And here's a search utility:
Not all the articles may interest you, but you'll find the
occasional small gem. Then come back later and browse some more!