Morris Davidson papers, 1925-1978

Davidson, Morris, b. 1898 d. 1979
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; manuscripts; clippings; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.

REEL 667: 24 photographs of Davidson's paintings; 22 catalogs and announcements of one man shows and others; photo of members of the Provincetown Art Association; manuscripts of two of his published works, AN APPROACH TO MODERN PAINTING and PAINTING WITH PURPOSE.

UNMICROFILMED: Resumes; an unpublished, incomplete autobiography; correspondence about exhibitions; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; 200 photographs of Davidson and his paintings; typed and handwritten manuscripts, notes, royalty statements, reviews, and correspondence concerning Davidson's published and unpublished writings on art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y. Died 1979.

Donated 1973 and 1979 by Anne and Morris Davidson.

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