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Arthur Sinclair Covey papers, 1882-1960

Covey, Arthur Sinclair, 1877-1960

Lithographer, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 5.7 linear feet

Summary: Found within the papers is biographical material; correspondence primarily with art institutions, patrons, and colleagues; business records including financial material and letters from Covey's brother Floyd concerning business dealings; notes and writings; art work and sketchbooks by Covey and his colleagues including Paul Bransom, Harvey Dunn, and Edward Penfield; a scrapbook primarily containing clippings; additional printed material including clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, reproductions of art work, and books; and photographs of Covey, family members, colleagues, and art work. Project files concern Covey's mural projects and contain contracts, correspondence, and photographs.
REEL 439 AND SCANNED Three photos, microfilmed as part of Photos of Artists I, have been scanned and subsequently returned to the Covey papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Sinclair Covey (1877-1960) was an illustrator and mural painter in Torrington, Connecticut. Married to children's book author Lois Lenski.


Donated 1961-1965 by Mrs. Arthur Covey, widow of Arthur Covey.