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Jay McEvoy papers, 1934-1995

McEvoy, Jay D., 1909-2004



Collection Information

Size: 1.2 Linear feet

Summary: Papers consist of business and personal letters, 1955-1995, organizational minutes and by-laws of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Patrons of Art and Music, 1957-1970s, during the period that McEvoy was the financial director of the Palace of the Legion of Honor; and a scrapbook of the Courvoisier Galleries, 1939-1941, containing exhibition announcements, catalogs, and newspaper articles about exhibitions. Among the artists who exhibited were Peter Hurd, Millard Sheets, Jean Varda, Abraham Rattner, Charles Howard, Adaline Kent, DeWitt Peters, and Frederic Taubes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art dealer; San Francisco, Calif. Operated Courvoisier Galleries.


Donated 1997 by Jay McEvoy.

Language Note

Undetermined .

How to Use This Collection

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

Jay McEvoy papers, 1934-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.