Edwin Reeves Euler papers, [ca. 1913]-1980

Euler, Edwin Reeves, b. 1896 d. 1982
Painter, Sculptor
Active in Washington, D.C.; Mass.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The papers of Edwin Reeves Euler reflect Euler's personal and professional life, and consist primarily of correspondence, a few art works, the artist's scrapbooks, and photographs.

genealogical material containing names, birth dates and the places of birth of Euler's maternal and paternal relatives and siblings; personal documents, including business cards; correspondence, ca. 1913-1978; original works including a woodblock print greeting card designed by Euler, and 3 unidentified cartoons;

2 scrapbooks, one containing clippings and photographs from "Reeves Euler Retrospective Exhibition, May 30 - June 15, 1980," and the other containing 13 pages of clippings, announcements, photographs and sketches, 1963-1979; clippings; announcements, and catalogues; newsletters; 3 drawings by Euler; and photograph albums containing photographs of works of art by Euler and personal photographs, 1929-1977 and undated.

Biographical/Historical Note: Born December 28, 1896 in Nevada. Still-life painter, landscape painter and sculptor. Euler came to Provincetown in 1919 to study with Charles W. Hawthorne, following earlier study at the Corcoran Art School, Washington, D.C. Usage: "Eddie" Euler and Reeves Euler.

The donor, Lynn Olsen, is the executrix of the Euler estate and niece of the decesed.

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