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Morris Davidson papers, 1925-1978

Davidson, Morris, 1898-1979



Collection Information

Size: 2.2 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; manuscripts; clippings; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
REEL 667: 24 photographs of Davidson's paintings; 22 catalogs and announcements of one man shows and others; photo of members of the Provincetown Art Association; manuscripts of two of his published works, AN APPROACH TO MODERN PAINTING and PAINTING WITH PURPOSE.
UNMICROFILMED: Resumes; an unpublished, incomplete autobiography; correspondence about exhibitions; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; 200 photographs of Davidson and his paintings; typed and handwritten manuscripts, notes, royalty statements, reviews, and correspondence concerning Davidson's published and unpublished writings on art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Died 1979.


Donated 1973 and 1979 by Anne and Morris Davidson.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 667 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Morris Davidson papers, 1925-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.