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A Finding Aid to the Arthur Sinclair Covey papers, 1882-1960

Arthur Sinclair Covey papers, 1882-1960

Covey, Arthur Sinclair, 1877-1960

Painter, Lithographer

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.

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.

Provenance

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