Jay McEvoy papers, 1934-1995

McEvoy, Jay D., b. 1909 d. 2004
Dealer
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: 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 Note: Art dealer; San Francisco, Calif. Operated Courvoisier Galleries.

Donated 1997 by Jay McEvoy.

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