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Evangeline J. Montgomery papers, 1929-2019

Montgomery, Evangeline J.

Curator, Art consultant, Artist


Collection Information

Size: 23.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of artist, art consultant and curator, Evaneline "EJ" Montgomery measure 23.3 linear feet and date from 1929-2019. The papers relate to Montgomery's career and involvement in the African American art scene in California and Washington, D.C. and include museum, gallery and association files; personal and professional correspondence; handwritten notes and speeches by Montgomery; exhibition files; personal business records; printed material regarding African American artists; photographs of Montgomery with family, friends, artists, arts administrators, and celebrities' and audio visual material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Evangeline "EJ" Montgomery (1933- ) is an African American artist, art consultant and curator who worked in California and Washington, D.C.


The Evangeline J. Montgomery papers were donated in 2019 by Evangeline J. Montgomery, as part of the Archives' African American Collecting Initiative funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

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How to Cite This Collection

Evangeline J. Montgomery papers, 1929-2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.