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Evergood, Philip Howard, 1901-1973  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Smith, Charles Edward  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Kleinholz, Frank  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
11.61 linear feet
1 rolled document
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The papers of painter Philip Evergood measure 11.61 linear feet and date from 1890- 1971. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and business correspondence; writings, including essays, lectures, speeches, and sound recordings of radio appearances; subject files; personal business records; printed material; scrapbooks; artwork, including oil paintings, sketches, and childhood drawings; and photographs of Evergood, his family and friends, and his work. There is a 0.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2018 that includes writings by Evergood and Charles Edward Smith, sketches by Evergood and others, personal correspondence, personal photographs and a bird wing. Materials date from 1918-1950.
Philip Evergood papers, 1890-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of this collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels 429-430, 1345-1355, 439, 2162, 2223, 1885, and 2804 at the Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm. Some of the sound recordings in this collection have been copied for research access and digital copies are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Related Materials:
Philip Evergood papers are also at Syracuse University.
Also found in the Archives of American Art are Letters from Philip Evergood; Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood; an oral history interview with Philip Evergood by Forrest Selvig, December 3, 1968; and Philip Evergood interview with John I.H. Baur, June 1959.
Biography Note:
Painter and printmaker Philip Evergood (1901-1973) lived and worked in New York City and Bridgewater, Connecticut and was known as an expressionist and social realist who incorporated elements of the fantastic into his works.
Philip Evergood donated his papers to the Archives in 1971. Additional materials were donated in 1974 by Evergood's wife, Julia Cross Evergood. In 1977, two typescripts of essays were donated by Abram Lerner. Additional material donated 2018 by Kendall Taylor who was given the material by Julia Cross Evergood.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sound recordings  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Watercolors  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Oil paintings  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Record number:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art