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Edwin Reeves Euler papers, [ca. 1913]-1980

Edwin Reeves Euler papers, [ca. 1913]-1980

Euler, Edwin Reeves, 1896-1982

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of Edwin Reeves Euler reflect Euler's personal and professional life, and consist primarily of correspondence, a few art works, the artist's scrapbooks, and photographs.

genealogical material containing names, birth dates and the places of birth of Euler's maternal and paternal relatives and siblings; personal documents, including business cards; correspondence, ca. 1913-1978; original works including a woodblock print greeting card designed by Euler, and 3 unidentified cartoons;

2 scrapbooks, one containing clippings and photographs from "Reeves Euler Retrospective Exhibition, May 30 - June 15, 1980," and the other containing 13 pages of clippings, announcements, photographs and sketches, 1963-1979; clippings; announcements, and catalogues; newsletters; 3 drawings by Euler; and photograph albums containing photographs of works of art by Euler and personal photographs, 1929-1977 and undated.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born December 28, 1896 in Nevada. Still-life painter, landscape painter and sculptor. Euler came to Provincetown in 1919 to study with Charles W. Hawthorne, following earlier study at the Corcoran Art School, Washington, D.C. Usage: "Eddie" Euler and Reeves Euler.

Provenance

The donor, Lynn Olsen, is the executrix of the Euler estate and niece of the decesed.

Location of Originals

  • Location of originals unknown.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Edwin Reeves Euler papers, [ca. 1913]-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.