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A Finding Aid to the Tony Vevers papers, 1947-2008, bulk 1960-1999

Tony Vevers papers, 1947-2008, bulk 1960-1999

Vevers, Tony, 1926-2008

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 3.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and art professor Tony Vevers measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1947-2008, with the bulk of materials dating from 1960 to 1999. Correspondence, writings, subject files, printed material, and photographs document Vevers' work as a painter, teacher, and art historian with a strong emphasis on his interest in the Provincetown, Massachusetts art community, and his experience teaching art history at the university level. Printed material and photographs chronicle his evolution as an artist.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and art professor, Tony Vevers (1926-2008) and his artist wife Elspeth Halvorsen (1929-) lived and worked in Provincetown, Massachusetts as year round or summer residents from 1955-2006.

Provenance

The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2013 by Elspeth Halvorsen-Vevers the widow of Vevers.

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