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Calvert Coggeshall Papers, 1920-1999, bulk 1965-1989

Coggeshall, Calvert, 1907-1990

Interior designer, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.7 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Maine abstract painter and interior designer Calvert Coggeshall measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1920-1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1965-1989. They consist of scattered biographical material, personal and business related correspondence, writings, exhibition files, design business files, printed material, and photographs of Coggeshall, his friends, and his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Calvert Coggeshall (1907-1990) worked as an abstract painter and interior designer primarily in Maine and New York City. From 1951 to 1978, he exhibited regularly with the Betty Parsons Gallery.


The papers of Calvert Coggeshall were donated in 2006 by his son Tomlin Coggeshall.

Language Note

English .


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art