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Philip Evergood papers, 1890-1971

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Series 3: Writings , 1905-1970
1.8 Linear feet
Boxes 4-5, 24

Writings consist of Evergood's artist statements and over 45 essays, lectures, and speeches that cover topics ranging from social justice and artist responsibilities to a survey of recent art history. In addition, the series includes eulogies of close friends, poetry, and miscellaneous notes and writings. There are also 6 broadcast radio recordings and other miscellaneous sound recordings featuring Philip Evergood from the 1930s and 1940s, and a lecture of Maxim Karolik's 1963 lecture "Collecting With a Purpose, For What?" Recordings are on sound discs and sound tape reels (1/4 inch).
Materials are arranged by document type.
Many of the sound recordings have been digitized for research access.
Description Container Select
Artist Statements, circa 1945-1962
4
27
Artist Statements, Autobiographical, circa 1940-1970
4
28
Artist Statements, On America and Art World, 1964
4
29
Artist Statements, On Art and Artists, circa 1940-1970
4
30
Artist Statements, On Specific Paintings, circa 1940-1970
4
31
Assignments and Childhood Compositions, circa 1905-1910
4
32
Book Review, On Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, circa 1961
4
33
Broadcast, Jean Colbert Show (interview), circa 1940-1970
1 Sound tape reel
Duplicate
1 sound discs (lacquer)
Original
Original sound disc housed separately, see SIRIS for location.
4
34
Broadcast, Radio Station (transcript), circa 1938
4
35
Broadcast, School Art League Radio (notes), 1944
4
36
Broadcast, WABC-FM Radio Station (notes), circa 1940-1970
4
37
Broadcast, WABC-FM Radio Station, Living Art , 1942
2 sound discs (lacquer)
Original
1 Sound tape reel
Duplicate
Original sound discs housed separately, see SIRIS for location.
4
38
Broadcast, WNYC Radio Station (transcript), circa 1937-1945
4
39
Broadcast, WNYC Radio Station (speech), 1937
4
40
Broadcast, WNYC Radio Station (transcript), 1938
With transit commissioner Haskell and Judge Goldstein.
4
41
Broadcast, WNYC Radio Station, Art in New York, 1944
1 Sound tape reel
Original
Philip Evergood on the show with Frank Kleinholz.
4
42
Broadcast, WQXR Radio Station, 1938
1 sound discs (aluminum)
Original
1 Sound tape reel
Includes transcript.
Duplicate
Philip Evergood with Edith Bry; original sound disc housed separately, see SIRIS for location.
4
43
Bulletin, American Art Congress, circa 1940-1970
4
44
Essay, "American Artist Wants Peace", circa 1939
4
45
Essay, "Does An Artist Need a Live Model?", 1948
4
46
Essay, "Fundamentals, Functions, Frameworks of Art", 1944
4
47
Essay, "New Idea in Art Training", circa 1940-1970
4
48
Essay, "Resident Artist", circa 1940-1970
4
49
Essay, "Social Art Today", 1944
4
50
Essay, "Social Content in Art", circa 1940-1970
4
51
Essay, "Take Your Choice", 1953
4
52
Essay, On Art and Artistic Tradition, circa 1940-1970
5
1
Essay, On Artists and McCarthyism, circa 1950-1970
5
2
Essay, On Artists and Society, 1946
5
3
Essays, On Parents, circa 1966
5
4
Essay, On Rockwell Kent, circa 1940-1970
5
5
Essay, On Russian Artists and War, circa 1940-1970
5
6
Eulogies, For Artists and Friends, circa 1940-1970
5
7
Lecture, Bridgewater Library, 1964
5
8
Lecture, Lions Club, 1955
5
9
Lecture, Michigan State University, "Conversation with the Artist", 1964
5
10
Lecture, Minnesota University, circa 1950-1970
1 Sound tape reel
Original
5
11
Lecture, Philadelphia Museum School, "Role of Government in Art", 1963
5
12
Lecture, W.P.A. Art Center (Queens, NY), 1938
5
13
Poetry, circa 1925-1970
5
14
Poetry by P. Evergood and Unattributed, circa 1920s-1950s
24
5
Poetry, "A Booklet of Few Rhymes" by P. Evergood (completed at Eton), 1918
24
6
Preface, Booklet by Elizabeth McCausland, circa 1940-1970
5
15
Preface, Brochure (United American Artists), 1938
5
16
Prefaces, Exhibition Catalogs, circa 1940-1970
5
17
Press Conference, Rockefeller Center, 1940
5
18
Press Release, Artist Housing Committee, 1938
5
19
Speech, American Artists' Congress (Carnegie Hall), 1937
5
20
Speech, Artists' Union (CIO Charter), 1938
5
21
Speech, Brooklyn Museum, 1938
5
22
Speech, Butler Art Institute (jury award), 1947
1 Sound tape reel
Duplicate
1 sound discs (lacquer)
Original
Commentary by Lee Leonard; original sound disc housed separately, see SIRIS for location.
5
23
Speech, Deerfield Valley Art Association, 1951
5
24
Speech, Fairfield Union Hall, circa 1940-1970
5
25
Speech, Federal Art Gallery (exhibition opening), 1938
5
26
Speech, Gallery 63 (exhibition opening), circa 1940-1970
5
27
Speech, Iowa State Teachers College, circa 1940-1970
5
28
Speech, Iowa University, 1948
5
29
Speeches, Kalamazoo College , 1940-1942
5
30
Speech, Kansas State Teachers College, 1953
5
31
Speech, "Last Ten Years in American Art", circa 1945
5
32
Speech, Manhattan Center, "Artist Fights Back", 1947
5
33
Speech, Mural Craft Meeting, 1937
5
34
Speech, Museum of Modern Art, "What is American Art?", 1940
5
35
Speech, Russian War Relief War Calendar, 1944
5
36
Speech, Third Woodstock Art Conference, "Artist and the Museum", 1950
5
37
Speech, United American Artists (rally), 1939
5
38
Speeches, Exhibition Openings, circa 1940-1970
5
39
Speech, For Mexican Fiesta (benefit), 1938
5
40
Speech, On Artists, 1958
5
41
Speech, On Austin-Mahoney Bill (NY state legislation), 1947
5
42
Speech, On Great Art as People's Art, 1938-1939
5
43
Speech, On Mural Painting, 1938
5
44
Speeches, On World's Fair, circa 1940-1960
5
45
Symposium, Artists Congress, "What Art Means to Us", 1938
5
46
Symposium, Fine Arts Panel, "Artist as Interpreter [of] His Age", circa 1940-1970
5
47
Symposium, Hotel Woodstock, "What Are the Artist's Social Commitments?", 1966
5
48
Symposium, Independents Society Exhibition, "How Can the Artist Reach His Public?", circa 1940-1970
5
49
Miscellaneous Speech Fragments and Notes for Speeches, circa 1940-1970
5
50-51
Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1940-1970
5
52
Miscellaneous Notes , circa 1920s-1950s
24
7
By Others, circa 1940-1970
Bauer, John, Monograph, 1959
5
53
Biddle, George, Catalog Translation, 1964
5
54
Green, Ruth, "Such a Day in New York", circa 1940-1970
5
55
Karolik, Maxim, "Collecting With a Purpose, For What?", 1963
3 Sound tape reels
Original
5
56-57
Lowry, W. McNeil, "Arts and Philanthropy", 1962
5
58
Page, Joseph, "Report on Notes on the Liber Studorium", circa 1950-1970
5
59
Somers, James H., "Journey Without a Destination", 1964
5
60
Smith, Charles Edward, Poetry Typescripts, circa 1920s-1940s
24
8
Valente, Alfredo, "Philip Evergood", circa 1940-1970
5
61
Unknown, On the Bridge of Life, circa 1940-1970
5
62
Miscellaneous Poetry, Essays, and Fragments, circa 1950-1970
5
63

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