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Tony Vevers papers, 1947-2008, bulk 1960-1999

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Creator:
Vevers, Tony, 1926-2008
Subject:
Grooms, Red
Hofmann, Hans
Stout, Myron Stedman
Falcone, Dominic
Yamamoto, Taro
L'Engle, William Johnson
Smith, Houghton Cranford
Dickinson, Edwin Walter
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Halvorsen, Elspeth
Andersen, Yvonne
Yamamoto, Gwen
Webster, E. Ambrose (Edwin Ambrose)
Tworkov, Jack
Vevers, Tabitha
L'Engle, Lucy B.
Provincetown Art Association
Long Point Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)
Sun Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)
Purdue University
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.4 linear feet
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.
Summary:
The papers of painter and art professor Tony Vevers measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1947-2008, with the bulk of materials dating from 1960 to 1999. Correspondence, writings, subject files, printed material, and photographs document Vevers' work as a painter, teacher, and art historian with a strong emphasis on his interest in the Provincetown, Massachusetts art community, and his experience teaching art history at the university level. Printed material and photographs chronicle his evolution as an artist.
Citation:
Tony Vevers papers, 1947-2008, bulk 1960-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Arts are two oral history interviews with Tony Vevers, one conducted by Dorothy Seckler 1965 September 9, the second conducted by Robert F. Brown in 1998 July 9 and August 25.
Biography Note:
Painter and art professor, Tony Vevers (1926-2008) and his artist wife Elspeth Halvorsen (1929-) lived and worked in Provincetown, Massachusetts as year round or summer residents from 1955-2006.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2013 by Elspeth Halvorsen-Vevers the widow of Vevers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Prints
Artists' studios
Art
Transcripts
Abstract expressionism
Portraits
Art, Modern
Watercolor paintings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16136
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)363703
AAA_collcode_vevetony
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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