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Catalog Data

Creator:
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995  Search this
McVey, Leza S. (Leza Sullivan), 1907-1984  Search this
Subject:
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Gonzales, Boyer  Search this
West, Clifford B.  Search this
Canaday, John  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
22.8 Linear feet (microfilmed on 22 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Papers regarding sculptor William McVey and to a lesser extent his wife, ceramist and weaver, Leza McVey.<br /> REELS 869-870: Files on 26 commissions executed between 1938 and 1973; 2 scrapbooks; printed articles by McVey; sketches and drawings; clippings; and photographs. Correspondents include Chaim Gross, Zoltan Sepeshy, Boyer Gonzales, Clifford West, John Canaday, and others.<br /> REELS 5439-5460: Correspondence, writings, art work by the McVey's and others, photographs, and printed material.
Citation:
William and Leza McVey papers, 1932-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 869-870 and reels 5439-5460 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 869-870: Originals at Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Biography Note:
William McVey: Sculptor, educator; Cleveland, Ohio; Leza McVey: Ceramist, weaver, Cleveland, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels 869-870 lent for microfilming by William McVey. He subsequently donated the originals to Rice University in Houston, Texas. Material on reels 5439-5460 was donated in 1998 by the McVey estate via executor Seth C. Taft.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7970
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210138
AAA_collcode_mcvewill
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210138