Archives of American Art

Jay McEvoy papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mcevjay
Creators:
McEvoy, Jay D., 1909-2004
Dates:
1934-1995
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers consist of business and personal letters, 1955-1995, organizational minutes and by-laws of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Patrons of Art and Music, 1957-1970s, during the period that McEvoy was the financial director of the Palace of the Legion of Honor; and a scrapbook of the Courvoisier Galleries, 1939-1941, containing exhibition announcements, catalogs, and newspaper articles about exhibitions. Among the artists who exhibited were Peter Hurd, Millard Sheets, Jean Varda, Abraham Rattner, Charles Howard, Adaline Kent, DeWitt Peters, and Frederic Taubes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art dealer; San Francisco, Calif. Operated Courvoisier Galleries.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1997 by Jay McEvoy.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art dealers -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Courvoisier Galleries (San Francisco, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
California Palace of the Legion of Honor Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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