Tony Vevers papers, 1947-2008, bulk 1960-1999

Vevers, Tony, b. 1926 d. 2008
Active in Mass.

Collection size: 3.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of painter and art professor Tony Vevers measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1947-2008, with the bulk of materials dating from 1960 to 1999. Correspondence, writings, subject files, printed material, and photographs document Vevers' work as a painter, teacher, and art historian with a strong emphasis on his interest in the Provincetown, Massachusetts art community, and his experience teaching art history at the university level. Printed material and photographs chronicle his evolution as an artist.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and art professor, Tony Vevers (1926-2008) and his artist wife Elspeth Halvorsen (1929-) lived and worked in Provincetown, Massachusetts as year round or summer residents from 1955-2006.

The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2013 by Elspeth Halvorsen-Vevers the widow of Vevers.

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Also found in the Archives of American Arts are two oral history interviews with Tony Vevers, one conducted by Dorothy Seckler 1965 September 9, the second conducted by Robert F. Brown in 1998 July 9 and August 25.