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George D. Yater papers, 1929-1992

Yater, George D. (George David), 1910-1993

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.9 Linear feet, (113 items); 1 Linear foot, Addition

Summary: Letters; printed material, primarily exhibition catalogs, clippings pertaining to Yater's work and family, and illustrations by Yater in Ford Times and Lincoln-Mercury Times; a photograph, 1947, of the W.H.W. Bicknell exhibition installation at the Provincetown Art Association; and 2 scrapbooks of clippings.
ADDITION: Correspondence; photographs of Yater; 54 photographs by Yater of Provincetown artists, including Edwin Dickinson, Hans Hofmann, Blanche Lazell and others; exhibition catalogs and announcements; price lists and lists of work; membership cards; illustrations by Yater; and articles about him.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator; Truro and Provincetown, Mass.; d. 1993.


Donated 1975 and 1992 by George D. Yater, and in 1993 by Shirley Yater, his widow. Additions are expected.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

George D. Yater papers, 1929-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.